Disease Management

Commitment to
Wellness

Avoid chronic disease with preventive programs to help you stay your healthiest.

Disease Management Programs

L.A. Care Health Plan offers free disease management programs. Our team of professionals help you manage your condition and prevent complications by providing the support needed to live a healthy life. All programs provide a comprehensive, ongoing, and coordinated approach with your doctor.


Watch our Disease Management Program Overview video and select a tab below to learn more about each program.

Asthma

AsthmaL.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

DiabetesL.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

HeartL.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.