CAHP Press Release: CAHP Promotes Nicholas Louizos to Senior Vice President

The California Association of Health Plans today announced that long time staff member Nicholas Louizos has been promoted to serve as the association’s first Senior Vice President.

CAHP Fact Sheet: California’s Health Care Dollar

The vast majority of health plan spending in California goes to pay for medical services for hospital and doctor visits, prescription drugs, lab tests, x-rays, and medical supplies. In 2022, health plans spent over $204 billion, or 94 cents out of every health plan dollar, on medical care.

CAHP Press Release: CAHP Promotes Marjorie King to Director of Business Development

The California Association of Health Plans today announced that long time staff member, Marjorie King has been promoted to serve as the association’s Director, Business Development and Events.

CAHP Fact Sheet: Providing high quality health care through Medi-Cal Managed Care

With more than 15 million enrollees, California’s Medicaid program (Medi-Cal) provides comprehensive medical, behavioral, and mental health care benefits and services to one in three Californians. Within Medi-Cal, an estimated 14.1 million members are enrolled in Medi-Cal Managed Care, providing some of California’s most vulnerable populations with well-rounded services for improved health outcomes.

CAHP Press Release – CAHP Issues Statement on Governor’s January 2024-2025 State Budget

California Association of Health Plans President and CEO Charles Bacchi today issued a statement in response to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s release of the 2024-25 state budget proposal.

CAHP Fact Sheet: New Health Coverage Mandates Would Drive Up Premiums By Nearly $321 Million

California health plans cover more than 28 million people and are dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to high-quality, affordable health care services. California lawmakers have sent to Governor Newsom’s desk many new health coverage mandates that, as proposed, would collectively drive up health care premiums by 320.7 MILLION DOLLARS in the first year alone.

CAHP Fact Sheet: California’s Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans Advancing Health Equity

California’s Medi-Cal managed care plans are advancing health equity in communities across the state. Enacting change and promoting health equity will improve health care for Californians that need it the most.

CAHP Press Release – In Case You Missed It – Capitol Weekly: Experts Expound: Single Payer Healthcare

Capitol Weekly recently published an article asking health care and state political experts for their thoughts on whether implementing a single payer health care system in California is realistic or not. Nearly all interviewed indicated that implementing a single payer system in California is not feasible nor necessary considering the strides that California has made in expanding health care coverage.

CAHP Press Release – Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans Making Significant Progress Addressing Health-Related Social Needs of Enrollees During Cal-AIM’s First Year

The California Association of Health Plans released the following statement addressing the recent release of the first CalAIM Enhanced Care Management (ECM) and Community Supports Services (CS) enrollment report by the California Department of Health Care Services.

CAHP Press Release – Covered California Announces 2024 Preliminary Rate Change and Enhanced Financial Support For Consumers

Covered California today announced preliminary health insurance rates for 2024, citing an average statewide rate change of 9.6 percent. Covered California and its partnering health plans have kept the average annual rate increase over the past five years to just 3.6 percent, with Californians in the individual market benefiting from among the lowest average rate increases in the nation, Covered California said.