Committed to offering accessible, affordable and high quality health care, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent local public agency created by the State of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. With more than 1.6 million members in six product lines, L.A. Care is the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan.
Medi-Cal – In addition to offering a direct Medi-Cal line of business, L.A. Care works with three subcontracted health plans to provide coverage to Medi-Cal members. These partners are Anthem Blue Cross, Care 1st Health Plan, and Kaiser Permanente. Since 2012, L.A. Care has enrolled more than 170,000 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities as members, and as of January 1, an additional 164,000 Healthy Way LA members transitioned to L.A. Care’s Medi-Cal program. Medi-Cal beneficiaries represent a vast majority of L.A. Care members.
L.A. Care Covered™ – As a state selected Qualified Health Plan, L.A. Care provides the opportunity for all members of a family to receive health coverage under one heath plan in the Covered California state exchange. Currently, more than 16,000 Los Angeles County residents have enrolled in the L.A. Care Covered program.
L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan – L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan provides coordinated care for Los Angeles County seniors and people with disabilities who are eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal.
L.A. Care’s Healthy Kids (0-5) – Sponsored by First 5 LA and the Children’s Health Initiative of Greater Los Angeles, Healthy Kids (0-5) provides health coverage for children who do not qualify for Medi-Cal.
PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan – L.A. Care provides health coverage to Los Angeles County’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers, who enable our most vulnerable community members to remain safely in their homes by providing services such as meal preparation and personal care services.