Hill Physicians, Anthem Begin Medi-Cal Contract in San Joaquin County
On Thursday, Hill Physicians Medical Group announced that on April 1 it will begin providing care to San Joaquin County Medi-Cal beneficiaries through a contracting agreement with Anthem Blue Cross of California, the San Francisco Business Times reports.
Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program (Rauber, San Francisco Business Times, 3/11).
The new agreement also will bring physicians affiliated with San Joaquin General Hospital into Hill Physicians' provider network for Medi-Cal enrollees.
The arrangement will enable Medi-Cal enrollees with Anthem plans to access 195 primary care physicians and specialists from Hill Physicians' San Joaquin provider network and San Joaquin General Hospital.The changes will not affect Medi-Cal beneficiaries who receive coverage through Health Plan of San Joaquin (Stockton Record, 3/12). This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.