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San Diego, Riverside Health Centers Integrate Operations, Adopt Managed Care Model

The 12 organizations join a new entity called Integrated Health Partners that provides primary care services to about 500,000 people across 72 locations that largely serve the region’s low-income Medi-Cal population.

The San Diego Union-Tribune: A Dozen Health Centers To Share Patient Management
Twelve local health centers announced Tuesday that they will integrate their clinical operations across 72 physical locations in San Diego and Riverside counties. The move takes a managed care approach pioneered by the likes of Kaiser Permanente and applies it to organizations that largely serve the region’s low-income Medi-Cal population. (Sisson, 3/1)

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