HCB Settings Stakeholder Activities

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the California Department of Aging (CDA) convened a series of Stakeholder meetings to develop a Home and Community- Based (HCB) Settings transition plan for the Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) program, to be incorporated into California’s Statewide Transition Plan. Meetings began in February 2015. Pending the approval of the California Statewide Transition Plan by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), CDA and DHCS in collaboration with stakeholders will implement the activities and milestones identified in the CBAS HCB Settings Transition Plan.


To develop and implement the CBAS HCB Settings Transition Plan for bringing CBAS centers into compliance by March 17, 2019 with requirements of the HCB Settings rule as specified in California’s 1115 Bridge to Reform Demonstration Waiver, Special Terms and Conditions, Items 95 and 96.


Stakeholders will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managed Care Plans
  • CBAS Providers
  • Advocates
  • CBAS Participants and Caregivers
  • Legislative Staff
  • State Departments

Key Documents


The meetings will take place in Sacramento and via webinars for remote participation.

If attending in person, no RSVP is required. The meetings will be held at the California Department of Aging, 1300 National Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95834. If you require special accommodations, we request that you contact the CBAS Branch at (916) 419-7545 no later than five working days prior to each meeting.

Date Time Subject
February 24,
2 - 5 PM Kick Off
March 17,
2 - 5 PM Plan Development
April 23,
2 - 5 PM Plan Development
May 19,
2 - 5 PM Draft CBAS HCB Settings
Transition Plan
July 8,
2 - 4 PM
Review of revised Draft
CBAS HCB Settings

Transition Plan for Inclusion in
the California Statewide
Transition Plan


Date Time Subject
July 29, 2015 2 - 4 PM Kick Off
October 7, 2015 9:30 AM -3:30 PM Workgroup Meeting #2
December 2, 2015 10:00 AM -4:00 PM Workgroup Meeting #3
February 10, 2016 10:00 AM -4:00 PM Workgroup Meeting #4
April 27, 2016 10:00 AM -4:00 PM Workgroup Meeting #5
June 22, 2016 10:00 AM -4:00 PM Workgroup Meeting #6

The CBAS Individual Plan of Care (IPC), the standardized CBAS Participation Agreement (a companion document to the CBAS IPC) and the CBAS Quality Assurance and Improvement Strategy (CBAS Quality Strategy) were developed as a result of an extensive stakeholder workgroup process that began in July 2015 and ended in June 2016. Workgroup members included managed care plan representatives, CBAS providers and representatives, and advocates. These documents are posted on the CDA website.