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Behavioral Health Managed Care Network

Placer County Behavioral Health Managed Care was created in 1997 to provide specialty mental health services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. The Behavioral Health Managed Care Unit authorizes Network Providers in the community to provide these services. The Network Providers are credentialed with Placer County and cover an array of areas of specialized practice to meet our clients’ mental health needs.

New healthcare options are coming to Placer County

  • For questions about the change and the new health care plan call, Health Care Options (HCO) 800-430-4263
  • For other questions about your Medi-Cal call, Placer County Human Services 888-385-5160

Contact Information

  • Placer County Systems of Care Patients' Rights Advocate - E-Mail - 530-886-5419 or 916-787-8979 - Fax 916-787-8967
  • Robert Evans, MFT - Program Manager - Ombudsman - E-Mail or 530-886-5480
  • Behavioral Health Managed Care Unit - Fax 530-886-5499

Behavioral Health Case Managers

  • Jeff Steer, MFT - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 530-889-6716 or 916-784-6431
  • Kristin Kolster, MFT - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 530-886-5403
  • Wally Keller, MFTI - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 916-784-6413
  • Diane Kato, MFT - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 530-886-5474
  • Janet Muehe-Hayward, LCSW - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 530-886-5435
  • April Carew, LCSW - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 916-780-3215
  • Paulette Horner, LCSW - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 530-886-2816
  • Robert Mathews, MFT - Client Services Practitioner, II - E-Mail or 530-889-6747

Additional Contact Information 

  • Twylla Abrahamson, PhD - Program Manager - Quality Improvement Coordinator - E-Mail or 530-886-5400 or 916-780-3288
  • Candyce Skinner, MS - Program Manager - E-Mail or 530-889-6785
  • Michelle Johnson, MSW, MPA - Program Supervisor - Provider Liaison - E-Mail or 916-784-6427
  • Lorene Noack, LCSW - Program Supervisor - E-Mail or 530-889-6701

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