Health Care LA honored for bringing care to county’s vulnerable

LOS ANGELES — Health Care LA, IPA (HCLA), an Independent Physician Association (IPA) caring for more Medi-Cal beneficiaries than any other organization in Los Angeles County announced receiving multiple honors in recognition of their quality care.

The California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) awarded HCLA with the prestigious rank of Elite Status of Excellence for medical care from the CAPG Standards of Excellence Program 2016.  HCLA achieved the recognition by exceeding rigorous program performance benchmarks in five categories: Care Management Practices, Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency, Patient Centered Care and Physician Organization Support for Advanced Primary Care.

Molina Healthcare presented HCLA with their 2016 Elite 6 – Top Performing Group Excellence Award in appreciation and recognition of HCLA’s commitment to excellence, top quality performance and outstanding continuous support of Molina’s commitment to quality of care, patient safety and quality of service.

“We are grateful to be honored for our resolve to bring quality, affordable and accessible health care to those in our community who need it most,” said Iris Weil, Executive Director of Health Care Los Angeles, IPA. “These awards are a tribute to the hard work and dedication of the team here at Health Care LA, IPA and our management company, MedPOINT Management. Of course, this recognition belongs most to all of the health centers in our network who work tirelessly to care for and support the underserved patient population in Los Angeles County.”

About HCLA

Since 1991, Health Care LA, IPA (HCLA) has been a stable, not-for-profit network of Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Centers serving as a trusted, quality health care safety net in Los Angeles County.  Serving over 300,000 individuals through a network of 40 contracted Health Centers, 1000 Primary Care Providers and over 3000 contracted Specialty Providers, HCLA is the largest Independent Physician Association (IPA) in California devoted to the underserved patient community.  Visit for more information.