Keyword: California Department of Managed Health Care
Physicians say California's surprise billing law has given insurance companies an unfair advantage in negotiations with doctors.
SynerMed, a company that manages physician practices serving Medicaid and Medicare patients across California, is planning to shut down.
From California Healthline: California has fined Anthem Blue Cross $5 million for repeatedly failing to resolve consumer grievances in a timely manner.
Kaiser is investing in telehealth technology as part of an effort to resolve behavioral health deficiencies identified by California regulators.
Although it has improved access to behavioral healthcare for its members, Kaiser Permanente could face additional fines for not going far enough.
For the second year in a row, Blue Shield of California will issue tens of millions of dollars’ worth of rebates to its customers.