Medically-Supportive Food and Nutrition: California’s Opportunity to Expand Access to Food Supports through Medi-Cal

12:30 to 2:00 p.m. | Monday, April 26, 2021

Vegetable Garden

Across the United States health plans are integrating medically-supportive food and nutrition interventions like produce prescriptions, food pharmacies and medically-tailored meals into their services. California’s upcoming Medicaid waiver, CalAIM, offers an exciting opportunity to cover a broad spectrum of interventions as In Lieu of Services (ILOS) benefits. Join us to learn about the structure of the ILOS benefit, the timeline for implementation, and key considerations for community-based organizations interested in contracting with health plans to provide these services. We will hear from three nonprofits that currently contract with health plans to provide medically-supportive food and nutrition as well as the CEO of Alameda Alliance, who will share his perspective as a health plan representative.

 

+ Jen Obadia / Project Bread 
+ Alberto Cortés / Mama's Kitchen
+ Erin DiBacco / Community Servings 
+ Scott Coffin / Alameda Alliance

Location

SPUR Digital Discourse
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Admission

Free to the public.

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