Council on Mentally Ill Offenders: Medi-Cal Workshop
January 26, 2017
The Council on Mentally Ill Offenders (COMIO) is hosting the Protecting California’s Investments in Medi-Cal Expansion for the Justice-Involved Workshop on February 1st. The workshop aims to evaluate the current importance of how expanding Medi-Cal eligibility has assisted in ensuring that the behavioral health needs of the criminal justice population are met. COMIO intends to take the information and ideas shared in this workshop, conduct follow-up information gathering, and develop a written brief.
In addition, the Council will hold its first regular meeting of 2017 on February 2. Agenda topics cover a discussion on Medi-Cal and the criminal justice population; policy priorities from COMIO key partners; an update on the 2017-18 State Budget and CDCR presentations on behavioral health services. For further details and copies of the agendas please click here.