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Californians have the strongest patient's rights laws in the nation. DMHC’s Help Center is available to explain your health care rights and help you understand how to use your health care benefits. The Help Center can also resolve problems you may have with your health plan.
Ensuring prompt and fair payment of health care providers is critical to the stability of California's health care delivery system. The DMHC’s Provider Complaint Unit can assist California physicians; hospitals and other licensed health care providers resolve disputed claim issues with payers.
The DMHC licenses and regulates California health plans and strives to streamline the process health plans must follow to comply with the law. This section has all the information and forms plans need to ensure compliance.
The Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has issued its 2014 annual report. In addition to serving as the annual report for 2014, the report also celebrates the many momentous anniversaries occurring this year: the 15th anniversary of the creation of the DMHC; the 40th anniversary of the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975; and, the 5th anniversary of federal health care reform. More....
The Department of Managed Health Care has announced its five-year strategic plan. The strategic plan includes a new mission statement, as well as the core values, goals, objectives and strategies for accomplishing the Department’s mission. This plan was developed with input from DMHC staff and external stakeholders. More...
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