Medi-Cal Managed Care and Foster Care Issues in Los Angeles County

By California Health Policy Strategies, LLC

California Health Policy Strategies, LLC, May 12, 2016

In Los Angeles County, almost 21,000 children are in foster care, which is about one-third of the statewide total. Foster care children rely on the State’s Medi-Cal program to obtain health care services, but they are generally not mandatorily enrolled in a Medi-Cal managed care plan, except for dependents in County Organized Health Service (COHS) …