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May 29, 1996 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than two months after announcing a rare crackdown on Medi-Cal marketing fraud, state regulators have quietly lifted an enrollment ban on a Southland HMO that allegedly offered doctors kickbacks for enrolling Medi-Cal patients. State officials confirmed Tuesday that Universal Care, a Medi-Cal health maintenance organization that serves roughly 80,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties, was permitted to resume enrolling new members as of May 14.
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February 1, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
United Health Plan has accused a rival HMO of making secret payments to employees of a Los Angeles welfare program to get information about poor mothers and children in a scheme to boost its HMO membership, according to allegations in a recently filed lawsuit.
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BUSINESS
February 1, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
United Health Plan has accused a rival HMO of making secret payments to employees of a Los Angeles welfare program to get information about poor mothers and children in a scheme to boost its HMO membership, according to allegations in a recently filed lawsuit.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1996 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than two months after announcing a rare crackdown on Medi-Cal marketing fraud, state regulators have quietly lifted an enrollment ban on a Southland HMO that allegedly offered doctors kickbacks for enrolling Medi-Cal patients. State officials confirmed Tuesday that Universal Care, a Medi-Cal health maintenance organization that serves roughly 80,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties, was permitted to resume enrolling new members as of May 14.
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March 23, 1996 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a rare crackdown on Medi-Cal marketing fraud, a state agency has barred a Southland health maintenance organization from enrolling any new Medi-Cal patients or opening new facilities because of evidence it offered doctors a "bounty" for every patient they enrolled in its program. The HMO is Signal Hill-based Universal Care, which serves 80,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties.
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March 23, 1996 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a rare crackdown on Medi-Cal marketing fraud, a state agency has barred a Southland health maintenance organization from enrolling any new Medi-Cal patients or opening new facilities because of evidence it offered doctors a "bounty" for every patient they enrolled in its program. The HMO is Signal Hill-based Universal Care, which serves 80,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties.
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