Independence Medical Group

At Independence Medical Group / Dignity Health Medical Network Central California (IMG / DHMN), we are dedicated to providing daily excellence for all your health care needs. We believe an important part of that excellence is truly listening, helping to ensure that you understand your medical situation so that you can make informed decisions. Whatever stage of life you’re in, we strive to help you make the most of it.

If you have any questions, please call the following numbers for Customer Service:

Commercial & Medicare: (800) 414-5860

Medi-Cal: (800) 918-7302

IMG/DHMN

IMG/DHMN – Central California

We're a practice of primary care and specialty doctors in Kern and Tulare Counties.

About IMG / DHMN Central California
DHMN for Members
DHMN for Employers
Events in Kern and Tulare

About IMG / DHMN Central California

We're a group of independent doctors.

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DHMN for Members

We contract with a number of health plans.

Kern County

Tulare County

DHMN for Employers

We provide the health plans needed for your employees.

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Events in Kern and Tulare

We participate in various events in Kern and Tulare counties.

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Find Us for Your Health Care Needs

IMG / Dignity Health Medical Network in Kern and Tulare counties is here to help keep you and your family healthy. 

Please call our toll free numbers for more information:
(800) 918-7302 for Medi-Cal
(800) 414-5860 for Commercial & Medicare

TTY/TTD Members should call 711

We're located at 4550 California Avenue, Suite 100, in Bakersfield.

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays

If calling after hours, please leave a voice mail message and we will return your call the following business day.

Health Care Decision Making Process Defined

IMG / DHMN believes in making quality medical decisions in a fair manner.

  • Utilization Management decision making is based only on appropriateness of care and service and existence of coverage
  • The organization does not specifically reward practitioners or other individuals for issuing denials of coverage
  • Financial incentives for Utilization Management decision makers do not encourage decisions that result in underutilization.

The criteria, guidelines and benefits used to make utilization determination are available upon request by calling: 
(800) 414-5860 for Commercial & Medicare
(800) 918-7302 for Medi-Cal

Fax to: (661) 716-9200

If calling after hours, please leave a voice mail message.  We will return your call the next business day.

Frequently Asked Questions