ICYMI – AHIP Study Shows Hospitals, Physician Offices Hike Prescription Drug Prices

A new study published this week by America’s Health Insurance Plans finds that hospitals and physician offices are hiking prescription drug costs for patients by thousands of dollars for the same drugs that can be purchased at a specialty pharmacy.

CAHP Statement: CAHP Welcomes New Covered California Executive Director, Thanks Outgoing Leader Peter Lee

California Association of Health Plans President and CEO Charles Bacchi today issued a statement congratulating outgoing Executive Director Peter Lee on his decade of service at Covered California and welcoming new Covered California Executive Director Jessica Altman.

CAHP Fact Sheet: California’s Health Care Dollar

The vast majority of health plan spending in California goes to pay for medical services like hospital and doctor visits, prescription drugs, lab tests, x-ray, and medical supplies. In 2020, health plans spent nearly $189 billion, or 87 cents out of every health plan dollar, on medical care.