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A new program at L.A. Care Health Plan is improving member care by significantly increasing postpartum patient follow-up visits. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, as many as 40 percent of...
Congress just sent the President a tax bill that is going to have a devastating impact on the nation’s health care system. In fact, it signals the beginning of the end of the individual exchange market created by the Affordable...
Outbreaks of Hepatitis A disease continue in California, primarily affecting people who are homeless or using illicit drugs.  The California Department of Public Health recommends providers offer Hepatitis A vaccine (HAV...
L.A. Care Resources Can Help Patients Prevent and Manage the Disease More than 30.3 million Americans have diabetes and another 84.1 million have prediabetes, states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its 2017...
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...
Health officials and the media are already reporting on how dangerous this flu season is for people across the country. To assist you in protecting your patients against the flu, we're sharing the CDC update and making flu...
As a DMHC requirement, your office will receive a phone call from L.A. Care for our annual patient Access and Availability survey. Please make sure you or your staff answer the call and respond to the questions. If we miss...
John Baackes, CEO of L.A. Care, talks about why the media should stop referring to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as "Obamacare." His op-ed was published on the site of the USC Annenberg Center for Health...
L.A. Care has an effective and simple solution to improve timely capture of all clinical services from our Plan Partners and PPGs. To improve HEDIS data and rates, we are recommending that data be directly submitted to the L.A...
L.A. Care is committed to ensuring that our members have all of their health care needs met by partnering with you to provide affordable quality care. President Trump recently announced efforts to end Affordable Care Act (ACA...