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Sutter Health President and CEO to Retire in Early 2022

| Sep 22, 2021 | California

Sarah Krevans, president and CEO of the integrated not-for-profit Sutter Health system, has announced her plans to retire in early 2022. “I am grateful to have spent the last five years as CEO of Sutter Health’s not-for-profit integrated network, serving 3 million Northern Californians each year in one of the...[ Read More ]

A record 94% of Californians had health insurance coverage in 2020, but access issues persist

| Sep 22, 2021 | California

With 94% of Californians reporting having health insurance in 2020, the state reached a “milestone” for health insurance coverage last year. This finding was highlighted in a policy brief that used data from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR)’s annual California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), released Wednesday. The...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Keynote w/ AG Bonta, CalAIM's power acronyms, Legislators talk health policy

| Sep 21, 2021 | California

We are very excited to be hosting our 2021 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference this Thursday. It's a great group of just over 300 attendees who will be using our unique virtual conference platform to engage with one another, and wrestle with some of the biggest challenges in California...[ Read More ]

Local Health Plans of California expands as Medi-Cal transforms

| Sep 21, 2021 | California

As Medi-Cal transforms through CalAIM and other new Medi-Cal programs and benefits, Local Health Plans of California (LHPC) is expanding to provide additional expertise and advocacy for local health plans. The association is adding two new Directors to their team. Trong Le is the new Director of Government Affairs and Jennifer Lopez is filling a new position for the...[ Read More ]

California gets over $19 million in federal support for maternal, child health initiatives

| Sep 17, 2021 | California

California will receive nearly $19.3 million in federal funding for improving maternal and child health outcomes, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Friday. The financial support is part of a $350 million HHS initiative aimed at strengthening the outcomes of maternal and child health across...[ Read More ]

Restricting patient steering and pharmacy quotas: CPhA on legislative successes

| Sep 16, 2021 | California

The California Legislature recently passed two of California pharmacists’ highest priority bills. Senate Bill 524 prohibits health plans from requiring patients to get their medications or services from certain pharmacies -- a practice known as “patient steering.” SB 362 prevents community pharmacies from enforcing quotas on their pharmacists. The two...[ Read More ]

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