The System Updates page is provided for end-users to understand the differences in System behaviors and any new actions that must be performed based on the changes/fixes. Below is an archive of release notes categorized by release.
Please click here to view the deployment schedule for each CalSAWS release.
For BenefitsCal release notes, please visit the BenefitsCal page here.
Release 19.07 automated the Medi-Cal Request for Information Form (MC 355) and added Child Welfare Programs to the Business Intelligence Dashboard for case management tracking and metrics. Release 19.07 also included an update so that the Nutrition Benefit program can be sent via eICT (electronic inter-county transfer).
Release 19.01 continued enhancing functionality related to ACL 18-75 (Long Term Funding for Emergency Caregivers with Placements of Children Prior to RFA Approval) and implemented new eligibility for victims of domestic abuse and temporary homeless assistance.
Release 18.11 implemented an auto-rescission for Medi-Cal programs where the RE packet is received after 10-day cutoff. Additionally, added functionality allows Authorized Representatives to be designated for CalWORKs, RCA, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, and General Assistance/General Relief programs.