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

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.

Register for demonstration 1. 

Online demonstration 2: Basic Functions of PAVE

Date: Oct. 12, 2022

Time: To be determined. The registration link will be sent at a later date.

What you will learn: View a high-level “walk” through of submitting applications on PAVE.

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


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