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IEHP & Molina Healthcare Launch Together4IE

This month, Molina Healthcare of California (“Molina”), and Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) announced a joint effort in leading a new healthcare initiative, “Together4IE.” This collaboration aims to raise awareness about available coverage through Medi-Cal and the health insurance marketplace (Covered California) to support Californians affected by income or employment changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The health plans launched a website and are offering a toll-free number (1-866-U2Apply) to learn more about securing affordable health insurance. The California Employment Development Department reported that as of July 2020, more than 275,000 ...

California Medical Association's 2020 Legislative Wrap-Up

California’s Completely Unpredictable, Totally Chaotic Legislative Year The California Medical Association’s 2020 Legislative Wrap Up By Janus L. Norman, CMA Senior Vice President of Government and Political Relations As 2019 concluded, reasonable assumptions about 2020 began to emerge. The year was expected to be busy and more polarizing due to the presidential election occurring in November. Large-scale issue-based campaigns calling for new state programs supported by the expected state budget surplus were being announced. State legislators were finalizing their legislative packages. And lastly, the California Medical Association (CMA) was preparing to defeat ...

ARMC Tops National, State and Regional Maternal Care Rankings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 14, 2020   CONTACT: Dr. Guillermo Valenzuela, (909) 580-3470   DOWNLOAD FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE HERE    ARMC Tops National, State and Regional Maternal Care Rankings Data confirms the excellent care provided by the ARMC’s Department of Women’s Health   COLTON, CA– Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) ranks in the top tenth percentile in the state for reducing Cesarean Section (C-section) deliveries for low-risk, first time expectant mothers, according to data from The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative from June 2019 – 2020.   The rankings underscore ARMC’s dedication to providing exceptional maternity care, which also recently earned ...