Managed Care Members

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Are you a CHCN Managed Care Member?

The Community Health Center Network (CHCN) has a skilled and friendly Customer Care Department available via phone to help you with your questions Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm. To reach a Customer Care representative:

Contact CHCN Customer Care for:

  • UM Authorization Requests
  • Claims
  • Provider Information
  • Portal Support
  • Eligibility
  • Members

There are many things that the CHCN Customer Care Department can help you with, but there are some questions that only the Health Plan can answer. See below for a list of service requests that can be best answered by your health plan through Alameda Alliance for Health.

Contact your Health Plan for:

  • Request a Membership Card
  • Pharmacy Questions
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Grievance Filing
  • Vision Plans
  • Interpretive Services

Medi-Cal managed care interpretive services are provided at no cost to the patient and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

View The Member Handbook Below

Click images below to open Member Handbook in Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese 

Alameda Alliance for Health:

  • Face-to-Face Interpreter Services
  • Call the Alliance Member Services department at 510-747-4567 or fax the Request for Interpreters Form to Alliance Member Services at 1-855-891-7172.
  • The Alliance asks for 72 hours advance notice. Same day requests may be possible for urgent situations.
  • Telephonic Interpreter Services
  • Call the Alliance’s interpreter vendor, International Effectiveness Centers (IEC), at 1-866-948-4149

CHCN does not make decisions regarding hiring, promoting or terminating its provider/practitioners or, other individuals based upon the likelihood or perceived likelihood that the individual will support or, tend to support the denial of benefits. Utilization Management decisions are based solely on appropriateness of care and service and the existence of coverage. There are no rewards or incentives for providers/practitioners or, other individuals for issuing denials of coverage, service or care. There are no financial incentives for utilization management decision-makers to encourage decisions that would result in underutilization of care or services. Our providers/practitioners are ensured independence and impartiality in making referral decisions that will not influence:

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

Community Health Center Network (CHCN) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click the appropriate link to view our full Non-Discrimination Policy in the desired language: