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2014-06-10 08:32:13

L.A. Care Covered(TM) members will benefit from online, interactive tools that engage and promote healthy behaviors LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, now offers its L.A. Care Covered(TM) members the DPS Health Virtual Lifestyle Management (VLM) program. L.A. Care Covered is the plan's Covered California Qualified Health Plan. VLM offers a suite of services designed to identify, outreach and engage...

2010-04-07 14:48:00

$15.6 Million awarded to Support Doctors with the adoption OF ELECTRONIC health records throughout L.A. County LOS ANGELES, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest public health plan, announced today that the organization has received a $15.6 million federal grant to establish the Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC), called HITEC-LA, that will help doctors in L.A. County adopt and use Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in a...

2010-03-30 12:38:00

Grant will fund planning process to establish new non-profit LOS ANGELES, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jump starting the planning process for a new Martin Luther King (MLK) Hospital in South Los Angeles, L.A. Care Health Plan's Board of Governors awarded $500,000 to Los Angeles County. The grant will fund a planning process that will, among other things, establish a new independent, non-profit corporation to manage and operate the newly refurbished facility. The new hospital is...

2008-08-21 15:01:07

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan announced today that it has been awarded an Accreditation status of "Excellent" from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), an independent, non-profit organization that assesses and reports on the quality of the nation's managed care plans. L.A. Care's Accreditation status - the highest possible level - is based on a voluntary review of how a health plan ensures that its members are receiving high quality...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.