Upcoming Conference
Northern California, April 26, 2018

What They're Watching: Nick Macchione on paying for performance

Kylie Walsh | Apr 13, 2018 | California

Nick Macchione is the Director of San Diego County HHSA. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about paying for performance. There’s a lot of discussion about our whole movement from volume to value or the social impact bonds, there’s a whole lot of interesting...[ Read More ]

California hospitals overwhelmingly oppose AB 3087

| Apr 11, 2018 | California

The California Hospital Association has provided the following statement opposing AB 3087, which would  create the California Health Care Cost, Quality, and Equity Commission to "set the amounts accepted as payment by health plans, hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and other health care providers." The California Hospital Association is opposed to...[ Read More ]

AG Becerra, joined by 16 AGs, moves to defend the ACA against federal lawsuit filed in Texas

| Apr 11, 2018 | California

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, joined by 16 attorneys general, filed a motion to intervene in Texas et al. v. United States et al., a lawsuit filed in federal district court in Texas which seeks to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Texas lawsuit imperils health care coverage and funding for all Americans, particularly...[ Read More ]

Sutter Health statement on lawsuit filed by AG Becerra

| Apr 6, 2018 | California

Sutter Health has issued the following statement in response to the lawsuit filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra alleging anti-competitive practices. Updated Statement, April 3rd Unfortunately, the California attorney general’s filing is factually inaccurate. It mischaracterizes the activities of our not-for-profit organization, and it fails to adequately account for...[ Read More ]

Clovis Community Medical Center to add beds, expand services

| Apr 4, 2018 | California

Community Medical Centers’ Board of Trustees approved a four-year construction project that will add 144 private beds and expand several services at Clovis Community Medical Center. The $390 million, 190,000-square-foot expansion project will feature a five-story bed tower and will add 15,000 square feet to the hospital’s emergency room, create...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Healthcare consolidation, Scott Sukow, Health disparities

| Apr 3, 2018 | California

We are looking forward to hosting about 400 of you later this month at the 2018 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference.  It's coming up quick, so be sure to get registered before the opportunity slips your mind! Now onto 5 Things We're Watching in California health care in April....[ Read More ]