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L.A. Care Health Plan was proud to be the recipient of the Innovation Award for Community Service at the 2018 Los Angeles Healthcare Awards presented by the Los Angeles County Medical Association. L.A. Care has been recognized...
L.A. Care has a team of experienced, qualified registered dietitians (RDs) ready to help your patients lower their risk of disease and manage any current conditions through improved eating habits and lifestyle changes. Your...
L.A. Care has partnered with Solera Health, Inc. to offer the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a required benefit for Cal MediConnect, Medi-Cal and L.A. Care Covered™ members.  DPP is a year-long lifestyle change...
L.A. Care is sharing several updates and reminders related to prescription drugs for your information.   Drug Safety Communications Update The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires updates on a manufacture...
L.A. Care Health Plan Enrollment Support Services (ESS) Representatives and the Field Sales Team have a unique and important role in increasing membership. They promote product lines and services, enhance access to care for...
In October, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted proposed changes to the long-standing "Public Charge" policy in the federal register — changes that would force immigrants who are lawfully in this country to choose...
Effective July 2018, children and young adults (ages 0-21) identified with behavioral health needs and/or any developmental disabilities no longer need a diagnosis of autism or any autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to qualify for...
Starting January 1, 2019, new safety point-of-sale edits will be implemented to help decrease the risk of opioid overutilization and overdose death.   For All Lines of Business L.A. Care Covered, L.A. Care Covered...
On January 1, 2019, Care1st Health Plan will change its name to Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan. In 2015, Blue Shield of California bought Care1st Health Plan to help provide Californians access to high quality,...
Your patients don't always know where to go or who to call when they have medical concerns, especially after office hours. They may end up with an unnecessary Emergency Room visit, not knowing about other services like Urgent...