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DMHC Responds to CHA, Hospital Council Advocacy on Central Valley Capacity Crisis

What’s happening: The Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has issued All Plan Letter 23-027, urging health plans to reduce administrative barriers for hospitals in the Fresno County area during a surge in the demand that strained hospital capacity.   

What else to know: The communication from DMHC was the result of extensive advocacy from CHA and Hospital Council — Northern & Central California leadership and staff to DMHC, seeking its support in working with plans to facilitate patient discharge and transfers.