About Us

The California Department of Managed Health Care is the only stand-alone HMO watchdogagency in the nation, touching the lives of more than 21 million enrollees. The DMHC has assistedmore than 1 million Californians resolve their health plan problems through its Help Center, educatesconsumers on health care rights and responsibilities, and works closely with health plans to ensure asolvent and stable managed health care system.