Are you one of those who have the heart to help others by giving them the right treatment to cure their diseases? Here in L.A Care Health Plan, we are encouraging you to be one of our physician providers and hospital providers. If you want to know more about it, keep on reading and enjoy!
The physician providers of the LACHP are the ones that know about selecting the PPGs or Participating Physician Groups, as well as the other groups of physician providers. These are the ones who are picked to offer the free access of every member to the different specialties, such as Urology, Pulmonology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology, Nephrology, General surgery Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, as well as Allergy. This will make sure that the entire members will have a free access to a wide range of physicians that specialize in various fields inside a 30-minute driving time of 15-mile radius from their area.
The entire physician providers, as well as the specialists, are required to pass the applicable credentialing requirements of L.A Care. The said company is evaluating the physician providers on an ongoing basis in its quality measure networks and will obliged the physician provider, including the initial care physicians, to provide the minimum clinical quality measures in a numerous care areas, such as (1) Postpartum and prenatal care, (2) managing chronic diseases, such as asthma and diabetes, and (3) preventive services, such as health screenings and childhood immunizations.
Some of the physician providers undergo an evaluation of the member experience measures, including the time on how the member’s queries were answered and how they get a timely appointment when they need to contact the office of the physician provider.
The Hospital providers of the LACHP are the ones who are selected to work on particular criteria through their incorporation of nationally recognized measures and to submit all the needed documents while obeying the regulations. These criteria cover the following;
Accreditation and licensure status that requires to be recognized by The Joint Commission, which is a nationally-organized and independent non-profit-body. The recognition from the said commission will reflect to the commitment of the hospital in satisfying the needed standard.
Acquire the privilege from a physician provider who cares for the members; and
Meet a particular Member need, such as the proximity of the hospital from the member’s area, which must be within 15 miles radius, in general.
Mission, Vision, and Values of L.A Care Health Plan
Purpose of Los Angeles Care Health Plan
“L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County’s vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.”
A vision of Los Angeles Care Health Plan
“A healthy community in which all have access to the health care they need.”
Values of Los Angeles Care Health Plan
The L.A Care Health Plan is responsible for promoting a high-quality and accessible healthcare that;
- Is responsive and accountable to the areas they are serving and give their full attention in creating a difference;
- Honors and fosters the relationships between the safety net and healthcare providers;
- Is determined by the continuous innovation and improvement and has the goal to achieve integrity and excellence;
- Reflects their responsibility to their diverse cultures and the intelligence that is needed to accommodate their members with competence and respect;
- Empowers their members through giving healthcare education and choices through engaging them to be their partners to improve health;
- Demonstrate the leadership of L.A Care by having an active participation in national collaborations and initiative, statewide, and community and a goal to achieve which is to improve the lives of a families and individuals who have low-income rates; and
- Puts people first before anything else, accredits the importance of the staff and the members.
What Does L.A Care Do?
It was constructed way back in 1997 and considered themselves to be an independent public agency that was established by the California state in providing full health coverage to those residents of Los Angeles Country who have a low-income rate. They are the one that is known to be the most prominent health plan of the nation that was operated publicly. They serve for over 2 million members in the ever 5-health program; thus, they ensure that their members will get the proper care at the appropriate place at the perfect time.
The L.A Care Health Plan is offering a wide range of cheap health plans for the different communities in Los Angeles. Their health plans will provide their members a free access to the local pharmacies, hospitals, and doctors.
Health Care Partnerships
To give help to their network providers in delivering compassionate and high-quality care to their members, they offer them with a wide range of resources and tools, such as behavioral health resources, continuing educational classes, and health education equipment.
They also support the advancement of technologies to help them in promoting effective and efficient coordinated care. The LACHP established the HITEC-LA (Health Information Technology Extension Center for Los Angeles) to assist the healthcare providers in the entire countries in Los Angeles with enforcing technology-oriented health records.
L.A Care Careers
If you are looking for a job that requires community service by implementing new business processes that are highly accurate and effective, then L.A Care Health Plan is perfect for you.
LACHP will provide you with the following benefits;
- Active Employee Activities Association
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Credit Union
- Retirement Plans and Life Insurance
- Excellent Vision, Dental, and Medical benefits
- Highly Competitive Salaries
L.A Care Health Plan is responsible to the development and training of its employees. To sum it up, it provides you with the chance to be a part of the teams that promote health and prevent disease among the Los Angeles Country.