Upcoming Conference
Sacramento, April 27, 2017

Six observations from Hochman's statement on Delashaw

DJ Wilson | Mar 28, 2017 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington

U.S. Court of Appeals brief cites Commissioner Jones' findings that Anthem Cigna merger anti-competitive

| Mar 21, 2017 | California

American Medical Association files amicus brief challenging Anthem appeal to reverse decision to block merger. The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, in their appellate court brief, relied upon Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones' findings regarding the anti-competitive nature of the proposed Anthem Cigna...[ Read More ]

Message from Providence CEO Rod Hochmann

DJ Wilson | Mar 17, 2017 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington

Note:  This email was first released by the Seattle Times on Thursday March 16th. The original version can be found here. ---------------------------------------------- From: Corporate Communications [mailto:CorporateCommunications@swedish.org] Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 3:51 PM To: Corporate Communications <CorporateCommunications@swedish.org> Subject: From Rod Hochman: Sharing My Perspective *** This message is sent on...[ Read More ]

AHCA and CA | Rx legislation | Marty and Mohit

| Mar 16, 2017 | California

We are six weeks way from our annual 2017 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference and things are coming together nicely.  In fact, the items on our watch list this month are items you'll see on our agenda next month! We hope to see you on April 27th...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Mohit Ghose

Kylie Walsh | Mar 16, 2017 | California

Mohit Ghose, vice president of government contracts and policy at Molina Healthcare, joins us in the edition of What They're Watching to discuss the cost of healthcare. I think as you look at pharmaceutical pricing, you look at provider pricing, you look at health plans,trying to make systems of care...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Marty Gallegos

Kylie Walsh | Mar 16, 2017 | California

Marty Gallegos, senior vice president at the Hospital Association of Southern California, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss reimbursement reform. There's a move by the federal government and just a trend in general in healthcare reform to move from the old type of payment where...[ Read More ]

Kaiser Permanente to open mental health facility in Sacramento

| Mar 15, 2017 | California

Kaiser Permanente has signed a ten-year lease in downtown Sacramento. Kaiser will occupy the entire fifth floor of a build on G Street. The 17,000 square foot space will be used as a mental health facility. Kaiser has been heavily criticized for its mental health services. The Department of Managed...[ Read More ]