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Affirmative Statement About Incentives

October 27, 2016

Attention all members, practitioners, providers and employees:

Santa Clara Family Health Plan affirms that:

Influenza Vaccine Rates for 2015-2016

November 23, 2015


Healthy Kids

CHDP Free Vaccine -
Vaccine available at no cost
from CA Vaccines for Children Program 
(877) 243-8832

Influenza Vaccine Rates for 2016-2017

October 5, 2016

Influenza Vaccine Rates for 2016-2017

Community-Based Adult Services Offers Support for Patients and Caregivers

November 10, 2015

Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) is a facility-based daytime health care program to restore or maintain optimal capacity for self-care and delay or prevent institutionalization in a long-term care facility. For each participant, an assessment is done and an individualized plan of care developed. Services are usually provided three days per week for a minimum of four hours on each day. Learn more about how CBAS may benefit your patients in this flyer (PDF).

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Anxiety

August 24, 2016

How to Talk with Patients about Smoking Cessation and Anxiety

Please join us for a free recorded webinar, How to Talk with Patients About Smoking Cessation and Anxiety.

Presented by Dr. Megan Piper, PhD, Associate Director of Research at UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

Who Should Attend: This course is designed for primary care providers and behavioral health professionals interested in the most current research and effective interventions surrounding smoking cessation and anxiety.

ICD-10 Updates

August 27, 2015

ICD-10 Compliance: October 1, 2015 Has Been a Success

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule (CMS-0443-F) finalizing the date of October 1, 2015 as the compliance date for all HIPAA-covered entities to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. This transition will have a significant impact throughout the healthcare community for providers and health plans.

Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) Webinar for Providers

April 15, 2016

Please join us for a free Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) webinar for physicians

Presented by Gayle Akins, M.S., Outreach Specialist, Harbage Consulting

Cal MediConnect Effective January 1, 2015

January 1, 2015

Santa Clara Family Health Plan’s (SCFHP) Cal MediConnect program begins on January 1, 2015.

Contracted SCFHP providers can see a Cal MediConnect member without a referral.

There is a short list of services that require prior authorization. The list can be found on our website: www.scfhp.com/sites/default/files/mmppriorauthgrid.pdf.

SCFHP Cal MediConnect enrollees will have the following ID card:

Zika Virus: Information from the SCC Public Health Department

February 12, 2016

For information about the Zika virus, read the Health Advisory posted by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has additional information posted here.

SCFHP Transition to Abbott Test Strips and Meters

November 17, 2014

Effective 12/1/2014, Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP) will be converting from Foracare to Abbott Freestyle or Precision products.

Members can receive a free meter at network pharmacies or by calling Abbott at 866-224-8892 or visiting www.choosefreestyle.com. Pharmacies may be reaching out to you to request new prescriptions for meters and test strips. 


  • FreeStyle Lite
  • FreeStyle Freedom
  • FreeStyle InsuLinx
  • Precision Xtra

Test Strips: