Please be advised that L.A. Care CoveredTM (LACC) and L.A. Care CoveredTM Direct (LACCD) plans under the Covered California exchange, will no longer be contracted with Healthcare Partners/Optum effective March 1, 2021.
As of September 1, 2020, L.A. Care and UCLA Health have expanded their collaboration, and offer new L.A. Care Covered enrollees the benefit of receiving primary care from the UCLA Medical Group. This is part of a three-year contract, which allows members to receive advanced and highly specialized care, when deemed medically necessary, at the world-class Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center and the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica.
In 1997 L.A. Care HMO (health maintenance organization) was established as a locally created health plan to provide health care services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries under California’s Two-Plan Model. Today, L.A. Care serves all of Los Angeles County with their HMO plans for Medi-Cal, PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers, Medicare Advantage and ACA compliant individual and family plans offered through Covered California. L.A. Care Covered is their portfolio of individual and family plans that can be purchased directly from L.A. Care.