Receive the latest news, practical advice, videos and competitions in a monthly email put together by the magazine’s editorial team. PitchBook’s non-financial metrics help you gauge a company’s traction and growth using web presence and social reach. L.A. Care's Oral Health Initiative awards $635,000 to 16 L.A. County safety net clinics to provide diagnostic, preventive and treatment services, state-of-the-art dental equipment, a mobile dental clinic and software systems. Reaches two million enrolled Medi-Cal members. First formal elections are held for two Regional Community Advisory Committees (RCAC) consumer members to serve on L.A. Care’s Board of Governors. Search for info about your benefits! L.A. Care celebrates the grand opening of the Antelope Valley Community Clinic's Community Health and Wellness Center. Award for Safety Net Infrastructure Support to provide nonprofit safety net clinics with funding of up to $500,000 to support infrastructure improvement projects that will help position them for long-term growth. Natasha Foges L.A. Care improves health care quality and access for members by giving providers a telephonic translation device, a handset and adaptor which enables a doctor and patient to speak to each other through a remote translator. The state increases L.A. Care's Auto-Assignment Rate from 69% to 73% for 2011. L.A. Care's Adolescent Health Conference focuses on educating providers on how to create a comfortable medical environment where adolescents can communicate with their providers. Read more. Extension award allows HITEC LA to continue EHR support for L.A. County’s health care providers. Get the full list », To view HealthPlan Services’s complete exits history, request access », Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer & Vice President, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer & Marketing & Executive Vice President, Marketing, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President. ADVERTISNG The plan is named L.A. Care Covered™. Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. WhatsApp acquired by Facebook). L.A. Care, in partnership with Children's Dental Health Clinic, COACH for Kids, and Pacific Smiles, raises awareness of the importance of oral health by hosting a Dental Health Day at its Family Resource Center in Lynwood. After conducting a nationwide search, L.A. Care announces that Howard A. Kahn is joining the agency as its new CEO. L.A. County Board of Supervisors honors L.A. Care Health Plan for 15 years of providing health coverage to low-income and vulnerable populations in Los Angeles County. As part of a $567,050 grant made to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, L.A. Care participates in the largest in-person giveaway of nicotine patches and gum ever in California available at participating Ralphs grocery stores. Many families brought their kids for free haircuts in preparation for the new school year, and together enjoyed the event’s fun activities, including rock wall climbing and face painting. To date, 750,000 volunteers have signed up. Password ! The Nobel Prize-winning design allowed the NHS to scan patients in the most effective way to date. This program was sunset in 2016. Begins enrolling senior and people with disabilities in Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan, which combines Medi-Cal and Medicare benefits for those members who are dually-eligible. This act allowed people who suffered from mental health problems, for the first time, to be treated as people with physical illnesses would be treated. L.A. Care launches new online member portal for direct Medi-Cal and L.A. Care Covered members and achieves NCQA communications standards for providing hands-on access to information and health care services. L.A. Care, along with the State of California, the Medi-Cal Managed Care Division and 22 other contracted health plans, launch a Health Education Campaign to reduce the number of Medi-Cal Managed Care members who use the Emergency Room (ER) for avoidable visits. Surgeon General Woodie Kessel, M.D. Gertrude "Trudi" Carter, M.D., accepts the position of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at L.A. Care. Total membership across all L.A. Care product lines surpasses 1.9 million in Los Angeles County. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the business data on this site, its use, or its interpretation. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, HPS was founded in 1970 and employs 1,500+ associates. In 1988 the NHS introduced free mammograms to women over 50, an attempt to reduce the risk of breast cancer. As the presenting sponsor, L.A. Care supports the massive free health clinic, Care Harbor. This information is available in the PitchBook Platform. L.A. Care begins preparing to serve newly qualifying Medicaid members and starts a planning process to participate in the national health insurance exchange in 2014. Medical Nutrition Therapy is offered as an intervention to L.A. Care direct line of business members with chronic conditions over the telephone with a registered dietitian (RD) who can counsel in English and Spanish. Howard Kahn testifies before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce's Subcommittee on Health on the public plan option for health care reform. L.A. Care’s Pacoima Family Resource Center hosted a back-to-school fair on July 28, providing free school supplies and backpacks to hundreds of community members. L.A. Care celebrates Women's Health Month with A Morning of "Me" Time event held at the Lynwood Family Resource Center to raise awareness of the many health issues facing women and provide them with free health screenings and other free services. L.A. Care holds a mini Walk-A-Thon at the Family Resource Center in Lynwood to fight childhood obesity and encourage physical activity among 4th and 5th grade students, teachers and parents from the Compton Unified School District. Open enrollment for 2015 ends for the L.A. Care Covered product line. Twenty physicians participated in the second session of L.A. Care’s Physician Leadership Program. L.A. Care awards $795,000 to five community clinics as part of L.A. Care's Robert E. Tranquada, M.D., Safety Net Awards for infrastructure improvement projects.