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CalAIM is something that everyone working in mental health in California is aware of and eagerly waiting for more information about. Exym mental health EHR software is focused on assimilating information about CalAIM as soon as it’s released and ensuring that our software remains compliant for our customers. Visit our CalAIM Compliance and Support page to read the latest up-to-date information on all things related to CalAIM.

What is CalAIM?

CalAIM, or California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal, is a multiyear process led by the California Department of Health Care Services to improve the health outcomes and quality of life experienced by Medi-Cal enrollees. It was scheduled to begin January 1, 2022.

CalAIM is a far-reaching, multi year plan to transform California’s Medi-Cal program and make more seamlessly integrate with other social services. Led by California’s Department of Health Care Services, the goal of CalAIM is to improve outcomes for the millions of Californians covered by Medi-Cal, especially those with the most complex needs.


What Are the Goals of the CalAIM Initiative?

  • Identify and manage members' risk and needs through whole person care approaches and address Social Determinants of Health

  • Move Medi-Cal to a more consistent and seamless system by reducing complexity and increasing flexibility

  • Improve quality outcomes, reduce health disparities, and drive delivery system transformation and innovation through value-based initiatives, modernization of systems, and payment reform

Useful CalAIM Target Dates

The below chart lists the target dates for different CalAIM behavioral health policies.

CalAIM target dates

How is Exym Mental Health EHR Software Preparing for CalAIM?

Exym is focused on learning more about CalAIM so that our mental health EHR software can stay compliant as deadlines and phases continue to become more defined. As specific phases are rolled out we will be ready to make sure our customers have what they need. Exym will continue to evolve along with CalAIM, so that our customers can focus on more positive and defined client outcomes, and whole person care. To learn more about Exym's mental health billing software capabilities take a look at our Finance page.

Exym is a comprehensive EHR software solution designed specifically for behavioral health agencies. Trusted for 20+ years, our intuitive and customizable software empowers providers to improve client outcomes, manage revenue cycles, and increase agency efficiency. Exym allows you to spend more time on what matters most- the clients in your care.

Jessica Carey
Post by Jessica Carey
May 30, 2023