DMHC Issues Fines to Two Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans
Care1st Health Plan has been fined $75,000 by the California Department of Managed Care over alleged problems with care delivery for a prostate cancer patient in 2011. DHMC also fined Contra Costa Health Plan $20,000 for failing to have an effective dispute resolution process. Both entities are managed care plans under Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program.
- "DMHC Penalizes Care1st, Contra Costa" (Shinkman, Payers & Providers, 6/5).