Welcome to the Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Care Options
Governor Jerry Brown Director Jennifer Kent

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This program is administered by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).

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Welcome to Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Care Options


The mission of the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is to preserve and improve the health status of all Californians.

In support of this mission, the Managed Care Operations Division (MCOD) administers, monitors and provides oversight of the contracts for the Medi-Cal program. The Health Care Options Branch provides beneficiaries with resources to make informed choices about Medi-Cal benefits.

Health Care Options main functions are to coordinate activities in the managed care counties that include outreach and education in Social Service and Community-Based Organization locations; oversight of informing materials mailed to beneficiaries; monitor and evaluate the Contractor’s operations and systems.

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Health Care Options (HCO) offers materials in Braille, Audio and Large Print. For more information or to request materials, please contact:
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care/HCO 1-800-430-4263 or for TTY 1-800-430-7077
  • Coordinated Care Initiative/HCO 1-844-580-7272 or for TTY 1-800-430-7077