My Health LA

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My Health LA (abbreviated MHLA) is a no-cost health care program for low-income Los Angeles County residents, designed to benefit between 400,000 and 700,000 LA County residents who are ineligible for Medi-Cal, most of those being undocumented immigrants.[1][2]

The program establishes a network of community clinics who provide primary care needs for enrolled patients under the medical home model, with incentives to providers to coordinate care and manage utilization.[3][4] The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors allocated US$55,000,000 in annual funding to support the program.[5]

The program, which was launched on October 1, 2014, is administered by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.[2] MHLA succeeded the County's previous program, Healthy Way LA. As of September 2016, MHLA has enrolled 147,314 patients.[6]

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  1. ^ Florido, Adrian (30 September 2014). "LA County to launch new health care program for uninsured immigrants". KPCC. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b Ridley-Thomas, Mark (11 August 2015). "Improving the My Health LA Program" (PDF). MOTION BY SUPERVISORS MARK RIDLEY-THOMAS AND HILDA SOLIS. Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
  3. ^ Brown, Eryn (6 October 2014). "L.A. County offers $61-million health plan for those still uninsured". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  4. ^ "L.A. County creates free medical-home program for uninsured". Modern Healthcare. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  5. ^ "My Health Los Angeles Takes Effect in County Oct. 1 - Hospital Association of Southern California". www.hasc.org. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  6. ^ "My Health LA Program Key Demographics and Enrollment Summary" (PDF). Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. 2016-09-30. Retrieved 31 October 2016.

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