Zika Virus Update
Zika is a mosquito-borne virus. In Brazil,
the site of a large ongoing Zika outbreak, there has been a
substantial increase in the number of babies born with microcephaly
(small head circumference). Please click here
for important information for obstetric
providers and pregnant women.
Choose Health LA Moms
Choose LA Moms is a free, internet-based six-month program to help
moms get to a healthier weight after having a baby.
new moms to drink more water, walk, and breastfeed. Resources and
referrals are available for participants. Refer your patients to:
ChooseHealthLAMoms infographic for providers.
Effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2016, the
reimbursable number of antepartum visits for HCPCS code Z1034 is
increasing from 8 to 13. See
Medi-Cal Bulletin 495
Summary of CPSP Medi-Cal Billing
LA County CPSP does not offer Provider Overview
Trainings at this time. The State offers CPSP training at various
locations throughout the year. For dates and locations and to
register for State trainings, click
Pertussis is on the rise. We strongly recommend that CPSP providers
offer/refer pregnant patients for Tdap during 3rd trimester to
protect newborns from pertussis. Visit
or to learn more about what your office can do to
Updated Influenza Toolkit
In December, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(ACOG) updated its
"Influenza Immunization during Pregnancy" toolkit
. The toolkit
includes the ACOG committee opinion on influenza vaccination during
pregnancy, questions asked frequently by patients and
obstetrician–gynecologists, and other resources for pregnant women
and their providers.
Be Prepared For Your Quality Assurance
quality assurance checklist
to make sure everything is ready to go before your next QA visit.