Child Health and Disability Prevention Program and Expanding Children’s Presumptive Eligibility

April 6, 2022

On February 25, 2022, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) published a new Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program Letter 22-02 and CHDP Provider Notice 22-02 notifying CHDP programs and CHDP providers statewide of the DHCS Proposal to Discontinue the CHDP Program by July 1, 2023 in order to simplify and streamline the delivery of services to children and youth under the age of 21, in alignment with the goals of the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) initiative.

For more information providers can visit the CHDP Program Letters and Provider Information Notices website, or review the letter and notice in the links below:

Further announcements regarding this transition will be released as they become available in the coming months.

Providers can visit the DHCS CHDP Program website for CHDP program related information.