Our Plans

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 1.4 million members in seven 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 38,000 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.

L.A. Care Health Plan Medicare Advantage (HMO SNP) – The L.A. Care Medicare Advantage (HMO SNP) provides coordinated care for Los Angeles County seniors and people with disabilities who are eligible for Medicare and 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.


Our Mission

L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

Our Vision

A healthy community in which all have access to the health care they need.

Our Values

We are committed to the promotion of accessible, high quality health care that:

  • Is accountable and responsive to the communities we serve and focuses on making a difference;

  • Fosters and honors strong relationships with our health care providers and the safety net;

  • Is driven by continuous improvement and innovation and aims for excellence and integrity;

  • Reflects a commitment to cultural diversity and the knowledge necessary to serve our members with respect and competence;

  • Empowers our members, by providing health care choices and education and by encouraging their input as partners in improving their health;

  • Demonstrates L.A. Care’s leadership by active engagement in community, statewide and national collaborations and initiatives aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable low income individuals and families; and

  • Puts people first, recognizing the centrality of our members and the staff who serve them.
L.A. Care Covered™
Medicare Advantage Plan
Healthy Kids
Cal MediConnect