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Why Choose KFHC?

Kern Family Health Care is Chosen by more Medi-Cal managed care members in Kern County than any other plan!*

You get all the benefits of Medi-Cal plus:

  • You can choose a doctor to care for you and your family
  • A personal doctor who is close to your home, work, or school
  • We have over 800 health care providers and 10 local hospitals to choose from
  •  Member Portal to access your health plan information on-line 24/7

  • We offer a 24-hour Advice Nurse Line and a Health Information Library to answer any of your health care questions
  • Free health education and language interpreter services including sign language
  • Transportation Assistance
  • We cover eyeglasses (frames & lenses), podiatry services provided by  podiatrist, hearing tests provided by audiologists, and speech therapy services provided by speech therapists, and more for our members 21 years of age and older
  • We cover some behavioral health services including:
    • Outpatient services such as psychotherapy, psychological testing, drug therapy, and psychiatric consultations
    •  Alcohol misuse screening services
    •  Behavioral Health Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • We cover chiropractic services when they are provided by Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
  • No prior authorization required for urgent care services
  • Telehealth services – members can access specialty care services from a primary care provider (PCP) office
  • As the local health plan, we provide access to quality health care and excellent service for our members
  • Friendly, helpful customer service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Emergency room care – anywhere, any time.

*According to 2017 Managed Care Min Max Enrollment Reports released by the California Department of Health Care Services