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The dangers of hate, racism and bigotry grow more apparent every day and the need for local action could not be more urgent. You play a key role in not only reporting hate crimes but also educating your colleagues and patients...
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 birth...
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) releases monthly Drug Utilization Review (DUR) articles which provide timely and relevant information on drug-specific therapy issues. The California Medi-Cal Drug Use Review (DUR...
The Health Education Department is pleased to announce the launch of new online health education programs for direct line of business members with asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. The programs leverage existing...
L.A. Care is pleased to announce that beginning in Spring 2021, the Provider Opportunity Report (POR), which provides a snapshot of provider performance on key HEDIS measures, will be available monthly. The new report will...
According to the Department of Health Care Services monthly Drug Utilization Review, on September 23, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required an update of the boxed warning for all benzodiazepine medications. The...
Marked Opening with Drive-Thru Food Pantry L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan have added a fifth Community Resource Center to its growing network of jointly-operated resource centers...
Your Medi-Cal patients can now access the searchable online version of their L.A. Care Medi-Cal Member Handbook. It has been edited and reformatted to be more accessible on digital devices, including cell phones. Official...
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) releases monthly Drug Utilization Review (DUR) articles, which provide timely and relevant information on drug-specific therapy issues. Diabetes is a complex condition that...
Grants are a Part of the Health Plan’s $155 Million Elevating the Safety Net Initiative L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, has announced its second round of Residency Support Program...