Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans: Diabetes Care HEDIS Measures

By California Health Policy Strategies

California Health Policy Strategies, July 16, 2016

Both Medi-Cal Managed Care plans and commercial plans are required to report common health outcome measures called HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) scores. There are 53 Medi-Cal managed care plans that serve over 10 million Californians. The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) tracks and publishes HEDIS scores of all Medi-Cal Managed …

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) …