On Feb. 8th, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a settlement of over $215 million against Centene Corporation. Centene is alleged to have violated the California False Claims Act by overcharging California’s Medi-Cal program through falsely reporting higher prescription drug costs, collected through its two managed care plans.  The managed care plans in question are … Read more

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced last week it will implement its postponed Medi-Cal Rx program in January 2022. The announcement came after DHCS accepted a Conflict Avoidance Plan submitted by the program’s vendor, Magellan Medicaid Administration (MMA), a subsidiary of Magellan Health, Inc. The Medi-Cal Rx program — the result of … Read more