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Webicon3 Let’s Get Healthy California Innovation Conference
On Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Sacramento Convention Center,
we will come together to showcase local and statewide innovations that promote the Triple Aim of better health, better care, and lower cost, and to measure our state’s progress to meet the six goal areas of the Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force. Learn more about this great event at the Innovation Conference website.


Assembly Bill 388 Report of Law Enforcement Contact with Children’s Residential Facilities 
State law requires information and outcomes regarding law enforcement contacts made to group homes, transitional housing placement providers, community treatment facilities, and runaway and homeless youth shelters to be publicly available. You can access the data portal here.


Information for Clients of the "Independent Adoption Center"
If you are or were a client of the Independent Adoption Center and have concerns regarding your active case or adoption records more information can be found on our client assistance webpage.


Live-In IHSS/WPCS Providers 
Beginning January 2017, providers will have the option to self-certify living arrangements to exclude IHSS/WPCS wages from federal income tax by completing and submitting a Live-In Self-Certification Form (SOC 2298).

For more information: Provider Information Notice, Live-In Self-Certification Form (SOC 2298), Live-In Self Certification Cancellation Form for IRS Federal Tax Wage Exclusion (SOC 2299).


IHSS Provider Overtime Exemption and Violation Statistics 
In February 2016, the new Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime, Travel Time and Wait Time requirements began in the In-Home Supportive Services Program. We are providing the  IHSS Provider Overtime Exemption and Violation Statistics.


Update on the Continuum Of Care Reform - Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program 
The Department is pleased to release the Continuum of Care Interim Licensing Standards that will govern Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program effective January 1, 2017. 


Update on the Continuum Of Care Reform - Foster Family Agencies 
The Department is pleased to release the Continuum of Care Interim Licensing Standards that will govern Foster Family Agencies effective January 1, 2017.

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