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<p>As of July 1, 2000 the Health Plan Program and the administration of the Knox-Knee Health Plan Act of 1975, as amended by the 1999 HMO reform legislation, has transferred to the new Department of Managed Health Care. The Department of Corporation's Health Plan Division formerly regulated (HMOs).</p><br>
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<p>As of July 1, 2000, the Health Plan Program and the administration of the Knox-Knee Health Plan Act of 1975, as amended by the 1999 HMO reform legislation, has transferred to the new Department of Managed Health Care.</p><br>
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Managed Health Care</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Managed Health Care</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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California HMO Help Center<br>
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'''California Help Center'''<br>
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7667 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 102<br>
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980 9th Street, Suite 500<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95826<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95814-2725<br>
Mailing address for complaints:<br>
Mailing address for complaints:<br>
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'''California HMO Help Center'''<br>
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'''California Help Center'''<br>
980 Ninth Street, Suite 500<br>
980 Ninth Street, Suite 500<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814-2725<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814-2725<br>
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(916)324-8176<br>
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(888) HMO-2219<br>  
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(888) 466(HMO)-2219<br>  
(877) 688-9891 (TDD)<br>
(877) 688-9891 (TDD)<br>
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(916) 229-0465 Fax<br>
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(916) 225-5241 Fax<br>
[http://www.hmohelp.ca.gov/ '''www.hmohelp.ca.gov''']<br>
[http://www.hmohelp.ca.gov/ '''www.hmohelp.ca.gov''']<br>
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<p>Assistance is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week for consumers who need assistance with their HMO. Call center staff can assist consumers with a variety of issues including (but not limited to) quality of care, prescriptions, preventative testing, and information regarding the DMHC's complaint process. A complaint form is available on the DMHC's web site.</p><br>  
<p>Assistance is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week for consumers who need assistance with their HMO. Call center staff can assist consumers with a variety of issues including (but not limited to) quality of care, prescriptions, preventative testing, and information regarding the DMHC's complaint process. A complaint form is available on the DMHC's web site.</p><br>  
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For help filing a complaint against a PPO go to the California Office of the Patient Advocate  [http://www.opa.ca.gov/healthcare/problems/ppo-complaints.aspx/ '''PPO Complaints''']<br>
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You can also call the Department of Insurance for assistance at: 800-927-4357<br>
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'''Publications available:'''  The California Patient's Guide: Your Health Care Rights and Remedies<br>   
'''Publications available:'''  The California Patient's Guide: Your Health Care Rights and Remedies<br>   

Latest revision as of 21:32, 23 August 2012

735-Other State Agencies

MANAGED HEALTH CARE (DEPARTMENT OF)

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As of July 1, 2000, the Health Plan Program and the administration of the Knox-Knee Health Plan Act of 1975, as amended by the 1999 HMO reform legislation, has transferred to the new Department of Managed Health Care.


Department of Managed Health Care
California Help Center
980 9th Street, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95814-2725


Mailing address for complaints:
California Help Center
980 Ninth Street, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95814-2725
(916)324-8176
(888) 466(HMO)-2219
(877) 688-9891 (TDD)
(916) 225-5241 Fax
www.hmohelp.ca.gov


Assistance is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week for consumers who need assistance with their HMO. Call center staff can assist consumers with a variety of issues including (but not limited to) quality of care, prescriptions, preventative testing, and information regarding the DMHC's complaint process. A complaint form is available on the DMHC's web site.


For help filing a complaint against a PPO go to the California Office of the Patient Advocate PPO Complaints


You can also call the Department of Insurance for assistance at: 800-927-4357

Publications available: The California Patient's Guide: Your Health Care Rights and Remedies



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