Cultural & Linguistics Department

Provider & Staff Toolkit

Care1st Health Plan Cultural &Linguistic Department has adopted policies & procedures that are consistent with the National Standards (i.e. DHCS, LA Care, MRMIB & DMHC) for CLAS. These policies and procedures aim to ensure that Care1st members receive effective and respectful care in a manner compatible with their cultural health beliefs and practices, and preferred language at every medical and non-medical encounter.