Medi-Cal Medically Tailored Meals Program
The Scope of the MTM Intervention
Scope of Intervention
The Medi-Cal MTM Pilot Program is a Medically Tailored Meals Intervention for Medi-Cal beneficiaries with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure and who are high utilizers of health care services. The intervention is 12 weeks in duration.
Reduce hospital and emergency department 30-day and 90-day readmissions.
Discharged Medi-Cal patients who were admitted due to Congestive Heart Failure exacerbations and have a history of being a high utilizer of health care services.
Free for eligible Medi-Cal patients.
All Meals for 12 Weeks
- Medically tailored meals
- Tailored for CHF patients
- Periodic wellness checks during delivery
Medical Nutrition Therapy
- Four sessions
- Two sessions at home or in community setting
information & Referral Services
- Nutrition-based case management
- Referral to community-based resources
Pilot planning and implementation funded, in part, by Archstone Foundation.