CA Welf & Inst Code Section 14132.21

The department shall assess the feasibility of applying to the federal Health Care Financing Administration for a Medicaid State Plan amendment to provide targeted case management to pregnant substance-abusing women and women who have given birth to a drug-exposed or alcohol-exposed infant. These women may be identified through self-referral, family planning or health clinics, public or private hospitals, drug treatment programs, the Medi-Cal program, or other public assistance or health treatment programs. Women eligible for services under the targeted case management program would be provided the following case management services:


Intake and service needs assessment of women currently receiving Medi-Cal benefits.


Development of a coordinated health and treatment plan for the eligible woman and her infant, listing needed services.


Case management services to assist with gaining access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services.


Referral to any of the following programs that are listed in the woman’s health and treatment plan:


Child Health and Disability Prevention Program.


Supplementary Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).


Drug abuse treatment and detoxification programs.


In-home support services to enhance the woman’s utilization of drug treatment programs, and prenatal and perinatal care services.


Transportation to health and drug treatment services.


Crisis assistance to address health and drug treatment needs.


Other case management services authorized by the federal Health Care Financing Administration.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 14132.21’s source at ca​.gov