This continued high interest in quality coverage from our Medi-Cal managed care plans is very encouraging," said Toby Douglas, director of DHCS
, noting that approximately 1.
rolled out this tool to all health plans in the Medi-Cal program.
Representatives from DHCS
provided an overview of how Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) were funded through the Prospective Payment System (PPS) reimbursement mechanism.
The health care programs and services administered by and financed through the DHCS
provide California's low-income families, children, pregnant women, seniors, and persons with disabilities with access to critical health care.
Following the release of the Skanes Report the DHCS
took steps to move the PHREB initiative forward.
may refuse to enter into a contract with an Applicant if any person who has an ownership or a controlling interest in the Applicant s firm or is an agent or managing employee of the Applicant, has been convicted of a criminal offense related to that person s involvement in any program under Medicaid (Medi-Cal), or Medicare.
Regional offices were to work with task forces, DHCS
and health service agencies to ensure local issues and opportunities were aligned with provincial priorities, thereby consolidating rather than devolving the ministry's authority.
We are honored to be recognized by DHCS
for our program, which serves our members in such an effective way.
In 2006, DHCS
commissioned Health Research for Action to use participatory processes to develop a low-literacy guidebook to inform SPD MediCal beneficiaries about choices between FFS and MMC.
Its sister company, Keppel DHCS
, won the Merit award in the same category.
Over the course of the most recent contract term from July 1, 2007--June 30, 2012, HMS provided DHCS
with more than $49 million in recoveries and generated $35 million more in cost avoidance savings.
Jeff Mullins, VIP senior vice president said, The CA-MMIS replacement project is one of the largest and most complex health care technology initiatives in the United States, and we appreciate the opportunity to support DHCS