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Back to School Health Fair

Date: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Plaza Mexico 3100 E. Imperial Hwy. Lynwood, CA 90262 Who Should Attend: If you are a parent or student find out how you can live a healthier life. This event is free to the public and a great opportunity for families who have […]

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Dual Eligibles Demonstration

What is the Dual Eligibles Demonstration? DHCS, in conjunction with CMS, plan to enroll beneficiaries who are covered by both Medicare and Medi-Cal (dual eligibles) into managed care health plans. What is the goal of the Dual Eligibles Demonstration? The goal of the demonstration is patient-centered care. DHCS, CMS and their plan partners want to […]

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MediConnect FAQ

What is Cal MediConnect? The Cal MediConnect Program is a voluntary three-year demonstration for dual eligible beneficiaries to receive coordinated medical, behavioral health, long-term services and supports through a single organized delivery system. What is Managed Medi-Cal Long-Term Supports and Services (MLTSS)? LTSS include a range of home and community-based services such as IHSS, Community-Based […]

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SynerMed President & CEO, James Mason, featured in the magazine CAPG Health

SynerMed President & CEO, James Mason, featured in the magazine CAPG Health – The Voice of Accountable Physician Groups.  Check out featured article – How are We Going to Make Managed Care Work?  Click on LINK to see full article and remember to share with your social network! CAPG Health Magazine — May / June 2014   […]

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11TH ANNUAL 2014 CAPG Healthcare Conference: Making Medi-Cal Managed Care Work

From Volume to Value – Accelerating the Transformation, our conference is designed to give you the knowledge and perspective you need to embrace transformation and find optimal ways to deliver high quality, effective care to individuals and populations at lower cost. Event: 2014 CAPG Healthcare Conference, Breakout Session Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 2:15 PM – […]

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Medi-Cal Doctors Have Not Yet Seen Pay Boost Required by Obamacare

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation Report, a 136% pay increase was supposed to happen in California for primary care physicians who treat Medi-Cal patients on Jan. 1, 2013.  However, many physicians including those in L.A. County, have not received those funds. There is speculation that the money from the government is tied up and […]

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Medi-Cal Expansion FAQ

We created the Medi-Cal Expansion FAQ to help answer many of the most Frequently Asked Questions that we’ve experianced  relating to the Medi-Cal Expansion so far. We hope you find it helpful! Where did Healthy Families go? The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), called Healthy Families in California, was a program for low-income children. During 2013, the SCHIP program […]

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RATE INCREASE FOR PHYSICIANS TREATING MEDICAID PATIENTS UNDER AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

October 18, 2013 by Juanda Calloway OVERVIEW The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will increase rates paid to primary care physicians who treat Medicaid patients under the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new law state Medicaid agencies are required to reimburse primary care physicians who specialize in family medicine, general internal medicine or […]

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Cal MediConnect: Who’s Eligible

Cal MediConnect The Coordinated Care Intiative for eight of California’s counties participating in the Cal MediConnect program lays out comprehensive yet easy to understand guidelines for participants.  It is estimated that there are 450,000 people currently eligible for both Medi-Cal and Medicare who may be included in the demonstration program that many hope will pave […]