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Vaccinations can prevent serious infections, keep people out of the hospital and promote healthier lives. As we’re heading into flu season, L.A. Care is sharing the latest recommendations from the Food and Drug...
L.A. Care Health Plan's Physician Pay-For-Performance (P4P) Program provides financial rewards for solo, small group and clinic practices that provide high quality care for L.A. Care Medi-Cal members (including those with plan...
Please be aware that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has a health advisory out regarding detection of an influenza variant virus infection at a state fair.  CDPH advises that two cases of influenza A (...
L.A. Care is participating on the Senior Advisory Board for More LA Smiles — a Dental Transformation Initiative at UCLA — and they are offering free on-site and virtual training to promote practice-based oral health...
The L.A. Care Board of Governors has committed up to $31 million to an initiative that will help recruit primary care physicians into Los Angeles County to serve the uninsured, Medi-Cal patients and other vulnerable...
As the nation’s largest community-inspired health plan, L.A. Care has been elevating healthcare across Los Angeles County for over 20 years.   With our Plan Partners, we provide access to quality healthcare while...
For the third year in a row, California set a record for diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs, also known as STIs). Los Angeles County also has the fourth highest rate of chlamydia, and is ranking...
As you may know, L.A. Care offers no-cost interpreting services to assist limited English proficient patients.   The use of trained, qualified interpreters leads to increased patient health knowledge, decreased problems...
Prevnar 13® and Pneumovax® 23 are available as a pharmacy benefit with $0 copay in L.A. Care's "Covered California" (L.A. Care Covered™), "Covered California Direct" (L.A. Care Covered Direct™) and "In-Home Supportive Services...
As of May 1, Kroger is the new mail order pharmacy vendor for L.A. Care. Patients are able to register with Postal Prescription Services (PPS) — the subsidiary of The Kroger Co. that is providing this service — to set up...