Provider Application and Validation Enrollment (PAVE)
- Effective October 31, 2022, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is establishing new Medi-Cal provider enrollment requirements for dental providers. Dental providers will be able to enroll as a Medi-Cal dental provider by submitting an electronic application through the Provider Application for Validation and Enrollment (PAVE) online enrollment portal, along with all supporting documentation.
- For Medi-Cal provider enrollment information, please contact Provider Enrollment Division (PED) using the Inquiry Form found on PED's website under "Provider Resources" at www.dhcs.ca.gov/provgovpart/Pages/PED.aspx. You can also call the PED Message Center at (916) 323-1945.
- For PAVE application questions, email PED at PAVE@dhcs.ca.gov, or send a message in PAVE.
- For PAVE technical support, please call the PAVE Help Desk at (866) 252-1949. The Help Desk is available Monday-Friday from 8:00am-6:00pm, excluding State holidays. You can also use the PAVE Chat feature while in PAVE. Chat is available Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm, excluding State holidays.
For more information please refer to the following provider bulletins:
If a Medi-Cal Dental Fee-For-Service provider is interested in becoming a Dental Managed Care (DMC) provider, providers may contact our DMC plans as follows: