Located in Bakersfield, Calif., Managed Care Systems, also known as MCS offers administrative and clinical support services to organizations providing medical services through health plans and benefit programs. It serves various medical groups, independent physician s associations and employers. The company offers online access to health care providers to undertake health care transactions via the Internet. Managed Care Systems clients include Golden Empire Managed Care, Delano Regional Medical Group, MasterCare, Catholic Healthcare West and County of Kern. It administers an employee assistance program, and provides hospital care management and discharge planning services for the residents of Kern County. Additionally, it offers a variety of services, such as accounting, financial analysis, clinical case management, claims adjudication, and health education utilization review and management.