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Disease Management Programs

L.A. Care Health Plan offers several three disease management programs. Watch our Disease Management Program Overview video to better understand the program, and select each tab below to read more about each program individually.

Interested in Health Education?

Health ClassCheck out our Health Education page where you can find a wide selection of health topics, classes and workshops.

You'll have access to:

  • Numerous health topics
  • Health in Motion™ program schedule
  • Health Library and much more
Asthma

Asthma L.A. Cares About Asthma® is a national award-winning program that helps people learn to control their asthma. As part of the program, you can get information about:

  • What causes asthma
  • Asthma triggers (things that make asthma worse)
  • Asthma medicines and how to take them
  • How to make an Asthma Action Plan with your doctor
  • How to keep your asthma under control
  • Speak with a nurse about your asthma

Eligible members are enrolled in this program when our records show they have asthma. To find out if you are eligible for the program, or if you would like to be taken out of the program, call us at the phone number below.

Diabetes

Diabetes L.A. Cares About Diabetes® is a program that helps people learn to control their diabetes. As part of the program, you can get information about:

  • What causes diabetes
  • How to eat right and stay healthy
  • How to measure your blood sugar
  • Diabetes medicines and how to take them
  • How to keep your diabetes under control
  • Speak with a nurse about your diabetes

Eligible members are enrolled in this program when our records show they have diabetes. To find out if you are eligible for the program, or if you would like to be taken out of the program, call us at the phone number below.

  • Call 1-877-796-5878 (TTY/TDD 711) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, or email diabetesdm@lacare.org if you have questions about diabetes or want to enroll in L.A. Cares About Diabetes®.
  • Read more about diabetes on our Health Education page. Here you can view or download tools to help you control your diabetes.
Heart

Heart L.A. Cares About Your Heart® is a program for Cal MediConnect and L.A. Care Covered members that helps people learn to lower their risk of heart disease. As part of the program, you can get more information about:

  • What causes heart disease, stroke, and heart attacks
  • How to eat right and stay healthy
  • How to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol in check
  • Heart medicines and how to take them
  • Speak with a nurse about your heart health

Eligible members are enrolled in this program when our records show they are at risk for heart disease. To find out if you are eligible for the program, or if you would like to be taken out of the program, call us at the phone number below.

L.A. Care Health Plan is a Coordinated Care plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the California Medicaid program. Enrollment in L.A. Care Health Plan depends on contract renewal.