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Gold Coast Health Plan Helps Fund the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program

Gold Coast Health Plan Helps Fund the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program

Medi-Cal Plan Awards $50,000 to Local Health Care Agency   CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan has awarded $50,000 to the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program through its Community Health Investments initiative. The award supports supervisor John C. Zaragoza and the county Board of Supervisors’ proclamation of September 22 to 28 as...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Appoints New Chief Medical Officer

Gold Coast Health Plan Appoints New Chief Medical Officer

Veteran Health Care Professional Selected for Medi-Cal Plan’s CMO Role CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) today announced that Dr. Nancy Wharfield has assumed the role of chief medical officer (CMO) effective immediately. Wharfield had previously served as the Plan’s associate chief medical officer and replaces Dr. C. Albert Reeves, who retired in July. “Dr....
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Gold Coast Health Plan Partners with Camarillo Health Care District

Gold Coast Health Plan Partners with Camarillo Health Care District

CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) and the Camarillo Health Care District (CHCD) on June 14 announced the signing of a one-year contract to launch a pilot program geared at strengthening the commitment of both organizations to provide quality health care. “This pilot is part of Gold Coast Health Plan’s community strategy to ensure our...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Launches Grantmaking Program

Gold Coast Health Plan Launches Grantmaking Program

Medi-Cal Plan Introduces Community Health Investment Program to Address Social Determinants of Health CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP)  announced the launch of its Community Health Investment program that awards monetary grants to locally qualified organizations that are addressing social determinants of health. “It’s important that plans like ours evolve and develop strategies that...
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Ventura County Medi-Cal Managed Care Commission Hires Chief Diversity Officer

Ventura County Medi-Cal Managed Care Commission Hires Chief Diversity Officer

Industry Veteran and Diversity Expert Joins Gold Coast Health Plan CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Medi-Cal Managed Care Commission (VCMMCC) today announced that Douglas C. Freeman has accepted the position of chief diversity officer (CDO), at Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP). Mr. Freeman will report directly to the VCMMCC and will be based at GCHP’s headquarters in...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Signs Contract with New Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Gold Coast Health Plan Signs Contract with New Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Ventura County’s Medi-Cal Plan to Begin Partnership with OptumRx in 2017 CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) has finalized its contract with OptumRx to manage the prescription drug benefits for the Plan’s more than 207,000 members. Starting next year, the Minnesota-based company will replace ScriptCare, Ltd., which had managed the benefit since the Plan’s launch...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Turns 5

Gold Coast Health Plan Turns 5

Ventura County’s Medi-Cal Plan to Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Friday, July 29 with a fun event that will recognize the contributions of the Plan’s employees. GCHP went live on July 1, 2011 with about 25 employees and 100,000 members; five years later, the Plan...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Awards Nearly $60,000 to Support Community Health Care Programs in Ventura County

Gold Coast Health Plan Awards Nearly $60,000 to Support Community Health Care Programs in Ventura County

Medi-Cal Plan Issues Funds Under New Community Investment Initiative CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) is sponsoring two programs under its newly created Alternative Resources for Community Health (ARCH) initiative. The goal of ARCH is to invest in the health and wellness of Ventura County through a number of incentives, expanded treatment options, and sponsorships. ...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Teams Up with Health Partners to Host Diabetes Awareness Event on June 11

Gold Coast Health Plan Teams Up with Health Partners to Host Diabetes Awareness Event on June 11

Public is Invited to Day of Free Health Screenings, Cooking Demonstrations, Entertainment and Raffles CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) has partnered with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the Ventura County Department of Public Health and Dignity Health’s St. John’s Regional Medical Center for a one-day event in Oxnard on Saturday to promote...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Hosts 5th Annual Community Resource Fair on May 14

Gold Coast Health Plan Hosts 5th Annual Community Resource Fair on May 14

Public is Invited to Day of Free Health Screenings, Resources and Entertainment OXNARD — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) is holding a family-themed health fair in Oxnard on Saturday in anticipation of the thousands of children that are expected to enroll in Medi-Cal and become GCHP members starting in June. For GCHP’s 5th Annual Community...
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VCMMCC Signals Rejection of Pharmacy Benefit Manager Selection

VCMMCC Signals Rejection of Pharmacy Benefit Manager Selection

Commissioners to be More Active in the Selection Process CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Medi-Cal Managed Care Commission (VCMMCC) directed staff to prepare an agenda item for an upcoming special meeting formally rejecting all current bids received for the pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Request for Proposals (RFP) process. Commissioners want to be more active in the...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Gets Green Light from State to Repay County Loan

Gold Coast Health Plan Gets Green Light from State to Repay County Loan

Ventura County’s Medi-Cal Plan in Strong Financial Position CAMARILLO — As a continuing sign of its strong financial performance, Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) received approval from the state Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to repay a $7.2 million line of credit to Ventura County. “Gold Coast Health Plan is on much firmer financial...
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Gold Coast Health Plan’s Membership Hits a Milestone

Gold Coast Health Plan’s Membership Hits a Milestone

Ventura County’s Medi-Cal Plan Now Serves More than 200,000 Residents CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) reached a milestone in its membership this month, surpassing 200,000 members. With 202,360 members, GCHP is on track to quickly surpass its projected membership of 203,070 for the 2015-16 fiscal year, which ends June 30. “We keep expecting...
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Gold Coast Health Plan to recognize Diabetes Awareness Month with resource fair on Nov. 7 in Oxnard

Gold Coast Health Plan to recognize Diabetes Awareness Month with resource fair on Nov. 7 in Oxnard

OXNARD — Gold Coast Health Plan will recognize Diabetes Awareness Month in November with a “Diabetes Awareness Resource Fair” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Oxnard Public Library, 1251 S. A St., Oxnard. The program will feature guest speaker Dr. Nancy Wharfield, associate chief medical officer for Gold Coast Health Plan,...
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Local health information

Local health information

> Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. will provide information on Covered California and free health screenings at selected locations throughout the month of October in Ventura County. Click here to find times, dates and locations. > The Ventura County Health Care Agency provides a calendar of upcoming health events, including breast feeding education and...
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