​​​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. 

2018 Quality Award Winners

Outstanding Performance Award 2018

  • Small Scale Medi-Cal Plan: Kaiser (Northern California) and Kaiser (Southern California)
  • Medium Scale Medi-Cal Plan: Community Health Group Partnership Plan
  • Large Scale Medi-Cal Plan: CalOptima

Greatest Improvement in Quality Strategy Focus Area Award 2018

  • Winner: Anthem Blue Cross Partnership Plan (Contra Costa County)
  • Runner Up: Anthem Blue Cross Partnership Plan (Tulare County) 

Overall Most Improvement Award 2018

  • Winner: Gold Coast Health Plan (Ventura County) 
  • Runner-Up: Central California Alliance for Health (Monterey/Santa Cruz Counties)

Innovation Award 2018

  • Winner:        Inland Empire Health
                         IEHP Housing Initiative
  • Runner-UpCentral California Alliance for Health (CCAH)
                         Academic Detailing, New Uses for a Familiar Tool: Increasing Narcan Use and Decreasing Opioid Deaths in a Rural County

Health Equity Award 2018

  • Winner: Molina Healthcare (Mothers of Molina (MOM) Program) 

Historical Award Winners


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