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Are your patients in need of substance use treatment services?  If alcohol or drug use is negatively impacting their health, relationships, work, school or home life, they can call the Department of Public Health's ...
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...
Some topics are hard to discuss with patients. No one enjoys talking to someone about sensitive issues like losing weight, opioid use or quitting smoking, especially when you expect an emotional response. You might be...
We know it’s not too late to vaccinate, especially during this deadly flu season. Please let your patients know that L.A. Care covers both the Influenza and Pneumococcal vaccinations. We have some information below to assist...
The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) administers several programs that now have open application cycles for loan repayment assistance, training and grant opportunities.  These programs are...
You can help your patients protect their health and avoid health care fraud or abuse. If your patient reports their member ID has been lost or stolen, here are some ways to assist them:   Check medical records to make...
  L.A. Care’s Physician Leadership Program is designed to equip physicians with tangible leadership and management skills to effect change within their health centers, and improve patient care and health outcomes. ...
Are you interested in sharing your expertise with the media? L.A. Care has recently received several queries from news media outlets on topics that would be better addressed by our providers.  For example, we have...
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...
L.A. Care is proud to support women’s health and join in the national effort to promote cervical cancer awareness. Your partnership is vital to improving cervical cancer screening (CCS) rates, and we hope you’ll take advantage...