MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (January 3, 2023) – The California Department of Health Care Services announced an award to Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan to serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries in San Diego County, effective January 1, 2024.
“On behalf of Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan (Blue Shield Promise) and our members, we are honored to continue serving Medi-Cal beneficiaries in San Diego County,” said Kristen Cerf, president and chief executive officer, Blue Shield Promise. “We look forward to working with state and county officials, community leaders, and providers in our combined efforts to transform Medi-Cal through California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) and bring access to quality health care to all Californians who need this vital program.”
Blue Shield Promise (formerly Care1st Health Plan) has been serving Medi-Cal beneficiaries in San Diego and Los Angeles counties for more than 25 years, and its parent company, Blue Shield of California has been serving the state’s residents for more than 80 years. Together, they are mission-driven nonprofit health plans with a vision to transform the healthcare system so that all Californians have access to care that’s worthy of their family and friends, and sustainably affordable.
About Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan is a managed care organization, wholly owned by Blue Shield of California, offering Medi-Cal and Cal MediConnect. It is led by healthcare professionals with a “members-first” philosophy and committed to building a quality network of providers and partnering with community organizations for more than 400,000 members. For more information about Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, please visit www.blueshieldca.com/promise.
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