DMHC Fines Three Health Plans $837,500

DMHC Fines Three Health Plans $837,500

The Department of Managed Health Care was particularly active in the waning days of February, when the agency fined three major health plans more than $800,000 combined, records show.

            The largest fine, against Anthem Blue Cross of California, was for $500,000 for its failure to cover the costs of prenatal testing for thousands of enrollees. It constituted a repeat misbehavior that led to a $1.5 million fine against the insurer in 2015.

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