Coast Healthcare Management, LLC has been providing management services to Physician Groups since 1985. We currently provide services to Alamitos IPA, Brookshire IPA, Citrus Valley Physicians Group, Family Care Specialists IPA, Fountain Valley IPA, Good Samaritan Medical Practice Association, Lakewood IPA, Primary Care Associates of California, and St. Mary IPA (the Groups.)

The Groups are independent medical groups who provide medical services to over 80,000 subscribers. Together the groups contract with over 700 primary and specialty care physicians who practice medicine throughout the greater Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

If you already belong to one of the above Groups, we thank you for entrusting your health care to them. If you are looking for a Physician or Medical Group to affiliate with, we hope you will choose one of the physicians represented through Coast.

“Value and Affirmation Statement”

Physicians, providers and management staff of the medical groups are dedicated to the provision of health care excellence. The professional management has designed it’s delivery system to accommodate accelerated access to providers. Through innovations in medical service delivery, integrity and compassion in member treatement and communications, we strive to positively influence each of our member’s personal health status and the overall well being of the surrounding communities.

Utilization Management (UM) decision making is based only on approapriateness of care and service and the evidence of coverage. Coast Healthcare Management does not specifically reward practitioners or other individuals conducting utilization review for issuing denials of coverage or service. Financial incentives for UM decision-makers do not encourage decisions that result in under-utilization.

UM Criteria are available upon request.

Practitioners are ensured independence and impartiality in making referral decisions that will not influence:

  • Hiring
  • Compensation
  • Termination
  • Promotion
  • Any other similar matters