Surprising Results from MediCal ‘Super-Utilizers’ Study

A small segment of Medi-Cal beneficiaries run up huge health care bills — but they’re not necessarily the people you’d expect them to be.

The so-called “super-utilizers” are one of the biggest drivers of escalating spending in California’s health care system. A two-year pilot project in rural Humboldt County dealing with that population produced some surprising results. Read more.