Private Health Insurance

LA County DHS accepts private insurance from your employer, union, etc., and welcomes those who already have their own health care coverage.

How much does it cost?

  • Monthly premiums
  • Co-pays and deductibles vary

What is required?

  • Starting January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act, also known Obamacare requires that most people over 18 have public or private health insurance or pay a fine  
  • Insurance companies can’t deny anyone care because they are sick now or have been sick in the past
  • Insurance companies can’t charge you more money or limit how much they will pay because you are sick

What is covered?

  • Contact your health insurance provider for a complete list of benefits

Where do I go for care?

  • LA County DHS hospitals and clinics
  • Assigned medical group or primary care physician (PCP)/ ‘doctor’ for primary care