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Blue Shield of California News Release
Blue Shield of California Closes on Acquisition of Care1st, Enters Medi-Cal/Medicaid.

SAN FRANCISCO AND MONTEREY PARK, CA (October 8, 2015) --- Blue Shield of California today announced it has completed the acquisition of Care1st Health Plan, a provider-founded managed care company based in Los Angeles County. More

NCQA HEDIS Compliance Audit Seal
Care1st Health Plan is pleased to announce its achievement in receiving our NCQA HEDIS Compliance AuditTM Seal

News about Sequestration
The Budget Control Act of 2011 requires, among other things, mandatory across-the-board reductions in Federal spending, also known as sequestration...

Care1st selected to participate in NEW DUALS DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
for San Diego County

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Care1st Health Plan, a physician-led healthcare organization based in Monterey Park, California, serving hundreds of thousands of members throughout California and Arizona, has been designated as one of the plans to participate in the Duals Demonstration Program in San Diego County...

Mirixa Selected by Care1st Health Plan.
The Mirixa Corporation is pleased to announce that Care1st Health Plan has selected MirixaProsm for the delivery of Medication Therapy Management...

Care1st ranked as #1 Medicaid insurance plan in California.
Care1st Health Plan has been ranked as a top Medicaid health plan in California, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s ("NCQA"), Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2012-2013...

Care1st Names Dawn Maroney Chief Medicare Officer To Newly Vacated Position.
Care1st Health Plan has appointed Dawn Maroney as Chief Medicare Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Maroney succeeds Robert Lonardo, Chief Administrative Officer for Medicare...

INFLUENZA VACCINE 2012-2013
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), published its guidelines for the use of influenza vaccine for the 2012-2013.

2012 NCQA HEDIS Compliance Audit Seal
Care1st Health Plan is pleased to announce its achievement in receiving our 2012 NCQA HEDIS Compliance AuditTM Seal

Pertussis Outbreak 2010
Whooping cough - known medically as pertussis - is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. Although it initially resembles an ordinary cold, whooping cough may eventually turn more serious...

Quality Outreach Brochure
Care1st was selected by NCQA to provide a national HEDIS Best Practice Presentation on October 27- 29, 2009 in Las Vegas, NV...

How California is Implementing the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Improving Access to Private Health Insurance for Persons With Pre-Existing Medical Conditions...

NCQA Full Accreditation Awards
Care1st Health Plans Earn NCQA Full Accreditation for both its Medicare Advantage, and Medi-Cal plans...

Care1st Health Plan Awards

Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence
Congratulations to Care1st Health Plan on its recognition as one of 26 Medicare Advantage organizations nationally to receive the 2014 Senior Choice Gold Award (Modesto, Stanislaus, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Jose and Santa Clara Counties).