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2013-05-23 12:27:46

Covered California certifies nation's largest public plan LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly operated health plan in the country, is pleased to announce its selection as a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) by Covered California, the state's health benefit exchange. Established by the passage of federal health care reform, Covered California is creating a new insurance marketplace that will provide individuals and small...

2012-09-27 02:27:56

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTCQB-AMEH), a leading provider of hospitalist, critical care and integrated medical management services in Southern and Central California, today announced that ApolloMed Hospitalists, one of its affiliated medical groups, signed a service agreement with L.A. Care Health Plan to provide hospital management services at those specific hospitals in Los Angeles County where hospitalist services...

2012-07-25 06:25:27

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Harbor, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization formed to bring help and hope to uninsured and underserved populations, will host its annual large-scale free clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on September 27-30. Presenting sponsor for this year's massive effort will be L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest public health plan. As in years past, the clinic is in need of healthcare professionals (dental, vision and medical) to...

2012-05-01 10:22:27

Nation's Largest Public Health Plan Honored for High-Quality Asthma Care With Environmental Controls LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan has been selected to receive the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2012 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management for its exemplary efforts to deliver high-quality asthma care that includes environmental controls. "L.A. Care is honored to receive the highest national...

2012-03-06 07:20:00

TAMPA, Florida, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprehensive Care Corporation ("CompCare" or the "Company")(OTC BB: CHCR), which provides behavioral health, substance abuse and psychotropic pharmacy management services for managed care companies throughout the U.S., announced today the addition of 42,000 covered lives as part of its ongoing contract with L.A. Care, the nation's largest public health plan. Today's announcement expands on the original contract CompCare secured with...

2012-02-29 11:20:00

L.A. Care Has Now Enrolled One Million Members and Provided $132 Million in Grants to Strengthen the Safety Net LOS ANGELES, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coinciding with its 15th anniversary, L.A. Care Health Plan has announced that is now providing health insurance to over one million low-income Los Angeles County residents. L.A. Care serves low-income families who earn less than 250% of the federal poverty level through a number of programs including Medi-Cal,...

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...