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 You can also call the PED Message Center at (916) 323-1945.
  • For PAVE application questions, email PED at, 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:

  • Health Net Medi-Cal Dental Plan Provider Line: (888) 273-2713
  • Access Dental Plan Provider Line: 800-640-4466 or
  • Liberty Dental Plan Provider Line: (888) 700-0643 or the Liberty Dental Plan California Dentist and RDHAP enrollment website link