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    Important Message about Monkeypox

    Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms but milder. Monkeypox is rarely fatal. Monkeypox is not related to chickenpox.

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    Important Message about Coronavirus and COVID-19

    If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms such as fever or cough, please call your primary care provider (PCP). It is important not to come to the clinic until after you have been assessed by phone. This is for your safety and the safety of others. Your PCP’s phone number is on your member ID card. If your PCP’s office is closed, call our Nurse Advice Line at 1-888-993-2880.

    PHC California covers COVID-19 testing for no copay. If you are experiencing symptoms and want to be tested, you can contact your PCP for a referral or take a home test. Free home tests can be ordered at If you buy a home tests at a pharmacy or local retailer, you can submit a claim to get reimbursed by PHC California.

    Updates: COVID-19 Vaccines.

    What You Need to Know about COVID-19.

    IMPORTANT!  Annual Medicaid Redeterminations Are Restarting Soon!  Are You Ready?

    PHC California members, the Medi-Cal redetermination time is coming! Make sure your contact information is updated.

    Give your county office your updated contact information so you can stay enrolled. Go to or call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services at 1-866-613-3777.

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    PHC California is a Medi-Cal managed care plan. This plan is for people who are have a prior AIDS diagnosis, have Medi-Cal and live in Los Angeles, California. This plan is formerly known as Positive Healthcare California.

    PHC California is part of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). AHF is the nation’s largest HIV health care provider. It is also a strong advocate for people with HIV. AHF’s experience caring and advocating for people with HIV is built into plan.

    If you have a prior AIDS diagnosis, live in Los Angeles County and have Medi-Cal, PHC California may be the perfect plan for you. The plan covers these services with no co-pays, no premiums and no deductibles:

    • Primary care from doctors who are HIV experts
    • Routine and specialist doctor office visits
    • Hospitalization, and emergency and urgent care
    • Outpatient services
    • Personalized care from a Registered Nurse
    • Prescription drugs
    • Added benefits like a gym membership at either 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness/Esporta Fitness or AHF Fitness or up to $200 per year in over-the-counter (OTC) pharmacy items

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    The plan is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC). AAAHC is a non-profit. It develops standards to advance and promote patient safety and quality care. It does this through peer-based accreditation processes, education, and research. (By clicking on the above link, you will be taken to a website operated by AAAHC and not PHC California.)

    If you are shopping Medi-Cal plans, start here.

    If you are a member of PHC California, go to the member section.

    Providers, please visit the provider section.

    PHC California is a managed care plan with a California Medi-Cal contract.

    Notice of Non-Discrimination and Language Access

    We do not collect or store any health information from prospective or enrolled members through this website. We do not advertise, market or promote products or services from third party organizations to members of the program. We do not sell or share any member information to any third parties for the purposes of advertising and marketing.

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