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Latest California Department of Managed Health Care Stories

2013-11-19 16:25:40

California Department of Managed Health Care recognizes Kaiser Permanente with Right Care Initiative Silver Award OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Permanente Medical Group and the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, the medical groups caring for Kaiser Permanente members in California, have received the California Department of Managed Health Care's 2013 "Right Care Initiative" Silver Award for outstanding performance in prevention of heart attack and...

2013-09-04 20:21:52

SACRAMENTO, Calif. , Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and five other plaintiffs filed suit in the Superior Court of Sacramento, California to block Kaiser Permanente from participating in California's Health Benefit Exchange due to its substandard care that violates the Exchange's rules. In June, the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) fined Kaiser $4 million for committing multiple and "serious"...

2013-06-17 23:04:26

The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been awarded the sole contract statewide to analyze, revise and develop new materials and outreach efforts to help individuals with disabilities successfully navigate the California health care system under the Affordable Care Act. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been...

2013-01-08 16:23:24

State Appeals Court to Decide If Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, and CalPERS Patients Will Receive Critical Coverage Already Required For Privately Insured Californians SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A California Appellate Court in Los Angeles will consider a long-running dispute at a Tuesday afternoon hearing about insurance companies' obligations to cover a critical treatment for autistic children. The case, brought by the non-profit Consumer Watchdog, will...

2009-07-01 11:42:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mother of an autistic child joined Consumer Watchdog and its attorneys today to announce a lawsuit against the California Department of Managed Health Care ("DMHC"), the Schwarzenegger Administration agency responsible for regulating many of California's health insurers. The suit alleges that the DMHC has wrongfully allowed insurance companies to refuse to pay for autism treatments, resulting in the denial of critically needed,...

2008-11-05 12:00:30

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Managed Health Care has honored Kaiser Permanente with the "Director's Right Care Initiative Award" for its outstanding work in diabetes and heart disease prevention. This is the inaugural presentation of the award and is part of the DMHC's "Right Care Initiative," which examines managed care and the quality of service provided to California's citizens. "We are honored that the DMHC has recognized the quality initiatives...