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April 4, 2001
One of the largest East Los Angeles clinics serving poor people will no longer receive county money to treat the uninsured because undercover county investigators said they discovered it was improperly charging destitute patients for care while also charging the county for those same services. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to kill Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles' $3.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 2001
One of the largest East Los Angeles clinics serving poor people will no longer receive county money to treat the uninsured because undercover county investigators said they discovered it was improperly charging destitute patients for care while also charging the county for those same services. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to kill Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles' $3.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2001 | EVELYN LARRUBIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the largest private health groups serving indigent East Los Angeles residents is expected today to lose contracts with the county worth $3.4 million amid allegations that it turned away destitute patients or improperly charged them for services that also were billed to the county.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2001 | EVELYN LARRUBIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the largest private health groups serving indigent East Los Angeles residents is expected today to lose contracts with the county worth $3.4 million amid allegations that it turned away destitute patients or improperly charged them for services that also were billed to the county.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2001 | EVELYN LARRUBIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the largest private health groups serving indigent East Los Angeles residents is expected today to lose contracts with the county worth $3.4 million amid allegations that it turned away destitute patients or improperly charged them for services that also were billed to the county.
NEWS
May 7, 1995
The Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles and the Bell Gardens Medical Center will provide free immunizations Saturday for children in the Southeast area. The immunizations will be given at Bell Gardens Park, 6662 Loveland St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shots will be given to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, Type B influenza and hepatitis B. Information: (213) 628-9230.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1995
Twenty-one community clinics in Los Angeles County will share a $2.4-million grant from Blue Cross to boost the county's ailing public health system, it was announced Tuesday. The California Community Foundation is distributing $3 million to community clinics in Los Angeles, Kern and San Bernardino counties over the next three years as part of a statewide partnership between various community foundations and Blue Cross, said spokeswoman Judy Spiegel.
NEWS
March 26, 1995 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Officials expect construction to begin next month on a new clinic at the Ramona Gardens housing project that will offer expanded medical and dental services to low-income residents. Months of delays have caused some residents to doubt whether the clinic would become reality.
NEWS
May 23, 1993 | SANDRA HERNANDEZ
A crowd of parents and their children is exactly what John Juarez hopes to see this week at the offices of the Women, Infant and Children's Supplemental Food Program. The Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles recently immunized 330 children during a two-day free clinic in Cudahy. The nonprofit group hopes to attract a similar turnout when it offers free immunizations Tuesday and Thursday at 7810 Otis Ave.
NEWS
January 17, 1993 | LEE HARRIS
CITY COUNCIL REWARD: Councilwoman Joan Milke Flores has proposed a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the death of Felipe Vargas, who was shot and killed near the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts. Vargas was killed as he and his wife were delivering gifts during the holidays. ALLEY GATED: Councilman Nate Holden has proposed that gates be erected to block the alley behind Jefferson Boulevard between Norton and 12th avenues in the Crenshaw District.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2001 | EVELYN LARRUBIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the largest private health groups serving indigent East Los Angeles residents is expected today to lose contracts with the county worth $3.4 million amid allegations that it turned away destitute patients or improperly charged them for services that also were billed to the county.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 2002 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 70 employees of a closed East Los Angeles nonprofit health clinic and their supporters took over a busy Eastside intersection Wednesday to dramatize their demands that the clinic operated by the Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles be reopened.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 1999 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It should be an easy sell, especially to the needy: free medical care, food coupons and other government benefits. But more than 400,000 Los Angeles County residents eligible for such aid--mostly children--have not signed up. Many families even pass on free immunizations and treatment of communicable diseases. The principal reason, say experts, is that immigrants fear receipt of such services may jeopardize their legal status or keep loved ones out of the United States.
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