​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Medi-Cal Managed Care Quality Awards

​On an annual basis, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recognizes Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plans (MCPs) that have excelled in improving the quality of health care for the millions of beneficiaries receiving Medi-Cal services through managed care.

DHCS is proud to highlight several MCPs that have demonstrated outstanding performance on quality measures and improved the quality of care for Medi-Cal beneficiaries. 

2021 Quality Award Winners

Innovation Award 2021

  • Winners:​
    • ​SCAN Health Plan
      • Leveraging Mobile Integrated Healthcare and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to homebound members, their caregivers, and family members

  • ​Runner-Up: Inland Empire Health Plan
    • ​Medi-Cal Primary Care Provider Auto Assignment Redesign

Health Equity Award 2021

  • Winner: 
    • Blue Shield Promise
      • BlueSky: A multi-year initiative to enhance access, awareness, and advocacy to youth mental health supports for California's youth​
  • Runner-Up: Kern Health Systems
    • Mobile Mammography Event

​​​Outst​​​​anding Performance on Managed Care Accountability Set (MCAS) Measures for RY 2021:

  • ​Community Health Group

​​​​Consumer Satisfaction Award 2021


  • Small Scale Plan: Kaiser South California
  • Medium Scale Plan: Partnership Health Plan
  • ​Large Scale Plan: CalOptima


  • Small Scale Plan: Kaiser South California
  • Medium Scale Plan: Central California Alliance for Health
  • Large Scale Plan: Health Net Community Solutions, Inc.

​​​Outstanding Quality Conference Poster Winner 2021

  • ​​​SCAN Health Plan - "​Organization-Wide Strategy to Red​uce Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among Vulnerable Older Adult Population"​​​​​​

Historical Award Winners


Last modified date: 4/19/2022 1:10 PM