IMPORTANT: Are you enrolled in Medi-Cal? Has your contact information changed in the past two years? Give your county office your updated contact information so you can stay enrolled. Go to benefitscal.com or call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services at 1-866-613-3777

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Did you know that developmental screenings during well-child visits are eligible for a supplemental payment for children enrolled in Medi-Cal?  That’s right! Medi-Cal reimburses providers a supplemental incentive payment...
Every year, L.A. Care surveys Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and Specialty Care Physicians (SCPs) about the quality of the clinical information they receive from one another. The most recent survey results showed that PCPs and...
Did you know there is a new number members can call when they are experiencing a mental health emergency? As of Saturday July 16, individuals having a mental health crisis are now able to dial 988 and get linked to a network of...
Similar to a medical home, a dental home is a dental office where your patients feel safe and comfortable visiting regularly. Having an established dental home allows your patients to develop trust with the dental staff which...
October 24-30 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. Screening for lead is an effective way to detect blood lead levels in children, prevent blood lead poisoning, and improve health outcomes for our youngest members.  The...
L.A. Care marked its 25th anniversary with two major announcements during a celebration on July 22, 2022 at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. First, the health plan announced that its Elevating the...
L.A. Care is celebrating its 25th Anniversary of serving Los Angeles County. The health plan was founded in April of 1997 as part of California’s two-plan model of Medi-Cal managed care in Los Angeles County.  Since then...
Your perinatal patients might be eligible for no-cost doula services.  A doula provides physical and emotional support before, during, and after birth. Women who enroll in doula services are more likely to have a good...
Members who experience Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are at a greater risk for 9 out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and suicide.  Often...
L.A. Care is pleased to announce that Afzal Shah has been named Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the company. Shah brings more than 27 years of strategic health care experience with Medicaid and Medicare products. His work...