The Orange County Whole Person Care (WPC) Pilot has contracted with Safety Net Connect in order to produce WPC Connect. This electronic system is cued a notification when an eligible individual enrolls in WPC, and the beneficiary's care plan is created. The system has the capacity to share data from the care plan bi-directionally with CalOptima for ease of access by medical case management staff and a homeless beneficiary's entire care team. A beneficiary is connected to wraparound, applicable programs and services, which include: recuperative care, coordinated entry into supportive housing, link to a CalOptima personal care coordinator, linkage to mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment, and the Community Referral Network. With the onset of WPC Connect and increased communication across a beneficiary's Care Team, the OC WPC Pilot anticipates acceleration toward filling gaps in care and a drop of duplication of services.
What is WPC Connect?
WPC Connect is an electronic system that manages WPC's beneficiary's care plan with participating entities medical case management staff and beneficiary's entire care team. A beneficiary is connected to wraparound, applicable programs and services, which include: recuperative care, coordinated entry into supportive housing, link to a CalOptima personal care coordinator, linkage to mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment, and the Community Referral Network. The participating entities are:
County of Orange's "Building a System of Care" infographic. Orange County is the third largest county in California, and sixth largest in the nation with a population of more than three million people. Despite our affluent reputation, we have residents who have needs you might not expect. Like many counties across the nation, we have people experiencing homelessness. The County of Orange is working diligently to provide funding and resources for this vulnerable population. The Whole Person Care initiative is one key component to building a coordinated system of care here. Please scroll down to page two (2) of this document to learn more.
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