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Online demonstrations will show dental providers how to use PAVE, the new Medi-Cal enrollment portal

Register for Oct. 12 webinar covering how to complete an application, access accounts and more

August 10, 2022 2695

Quick Summary:

The California Department of Health Care Services is implementing the Provider Application and Validation for Enrollment portal to simplify and accelerate the Medi-Cal enrollment processes for dental providers. Starting Oct. 31, dental providers must electronically submit Medi-Cal enrollment applications and required documentation through PAVE. Dentists can learn more about the portal in two upcoming webinars.

Update: Registration details for Oct. 12 webinar added.

The California Department of Health Care Services is implementing the Provider Application and Validation for Enrollment portal, known as PAVE, to simplify and accelerate the Medi-Cal enrollment processes for dental providers.

Starting Oct. 31, dental providers must electronically submit enrollment applications and required documentation to DHCS through PAVE. Paper enrollment applications will no longer be accepted upon PAVE’s implementation. 

Learn about PAVE in upcoming webinars

DHCS invites dental providers to attend two online demonstrations to learn more about PAVE. The two-part webinar series will include an introduction to PAVE and an overview of key features. Each session is one hour. The recorded presentation will be posted on the DHCS website. 

A more in-depth training session will be scheduled in November once the PAVE portal is implemented.

Online demonstration 1: Introduction to PAVE

Date: Aug. 24, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to noon
What you will learn: What is PAVE; how to set up user and business profiles.
(Registration is closed for this past event.)

Online demonstration 2: Basic Functions of PAVE

Date: Oct. 12, 2022
Time: 10-11 a.m.
What you will learn: View a high-level demonstration on how to submit an application through PAVE plus how to access your accounts and communicate with DHCS.
Register for the demonstration.

Dentists can find important updates and reminders about PAVE in the DHCS's Provider Bulletins and may also email questions and comments to DHCS.