San Francisco Marin Medical Society Blog


DHCS to Implement 10% Medi-Cal Cuts in October

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recently announced that it would begin to implement the 10% Medi-Cal physician payment rate reduction on October 1, 2013, for Medi-Cal managed care and on January 9, 2014, for fee for service (FFS). DHCS also announced that it would be retroactively implementing the cuts for FFS providers to June 1, 2011, when the law authorizing the cuts went into effect.