Dignity Well being and Central California Alliance for Well being “CCAH” have partnered for greater than 20 years to make sure that essentially the most susceptible in our communities can entry top quality well being care. We’re taking part in lively discussions with CCAH relating to our contract renewal, and we are going to proceed to barter in good religion till all avenues have been exhausted. Proper now nothing is altering for CCAH members; nonetheless within the absence of a brand new settlement by March 31, Dignity Well being hospitals and medical teams would solely be contracted to offer a extra restricted set of providers.
Dignity Well being is a nonprofit group and will depend on reimbursement from well being plans to maintain its providers. Though reimbursement from CCAH to Dignity Well being is already properly beneath the price of offering this care, Dignity Well being has provided a fee discount as a way to assist CCAH meet its monetary objectives. Offering look after low-income neighborhood members is on the core of our mission, and we wish to attain settlement on contract phrases as a way to proceed serving CCAH members.
“Dignity Well being is the main supplier of Medi-Cal providers for low-income sufferers in California and an important a part of the general public well being security web in Merced and Santa Cruz counties,” stated Dr. Rob Quinn, CEO, Dignity Well being Medical Basis. “We’re hopeful CCAH will settle for Dignity Well being’s proposal so we collectively keep away from a state of affairs the place sufferers might want to journey additional to obtain elective remedy and preventive care.”