This workshop provides an overview of the Medi-Cal Eligibility Data System (MEDS). It includes background, definitions, functions, and navigation through the MEDS system. It also covers intermediate information that allows the participants to learn the key functions of the MEDS system for eligibility workers. Key functions include case clearing, preventing and understanding alerts, reading the data elements, using information found in MEDS to determine eligibility, and requesting information from the MEDS system for eligibility determinations.

As a result of this training, participants will:

• Understand the MEDS system, its purpose, and function.
• Build knowledge to prevent, understand and clear MEDS Alerts with improved precision.
• Navigate MEDS user interface effectively.
• Read and interpret MEDS data with increased accuracy.
• Effectively use data found in MEDS to process benefits timely and accurately.
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