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A project of L.A. Care Health Plan, HITEC-LA offers eligible health care providers federally-subsidized assistance to upgrade f
L.A. Care is in the process of changing behavioral health vendors from CompCare to Beacon Health Strategies for our Healthy Kids, Medicare Advantage Plan HMO SNP, and PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan members. We...
At L.A. Care, we know that health is about more than just health care. That’s why we developed a FREE online search tool that helps you and your patients access free community and social services near where they live and work....
There have been questions from Medicare doctors and other health care professionals about whether they can request Durable Medical Equipment (DME) for their L.A. Care patients who are eligible for both Medi-Cal and Medicare. The...
On March 27, 2013, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and California Department of Health Care Services DHCS announced the completion of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Duals Demonstration Pilot....
Call volume in your office may increase soon due to L.A. Care’s Passport to Good Health program that has rolled out to Medicare Advantage (HMO SNP) members. The program encourages plan members to bring their personalized...
L.A. Care has welcomed Gertrude “Trudi” Carter, M.D., as its Chief Medical Officer effective November 2012.  Dr. Carter most recently was CMO at CalOptima, L.A. Care’s sister Medi-Cal health plan in Orange County, where she...
L.A. Care continues to ramp up for the combined Medicare-Medicaid Duals Demonstration Pilot program slated to begin June 1, 2013. It is currently reaching out to all skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in the county to prepare for...
L.A. Care Health Plan’s new compensation model for its Medi-Cal direct line of business will begin phasing into contracts effective February 1, 2013. Called the Compensation & Care Alignment Plan, or C-CAP, the model...
L.A. Care has paid more than $9.8 million in incentive payments for thePhysician Pay-for-Performance (P4P) Program to more than 600 physicians and community clinics. The highest performers received more than $3.00 PMPM,...