CAHP Names New Vice President of State Medicaid Policy and Legislative Advocate

CAHP today announced that two new staff members have joined their team. Amber Kemp will serve as Vice President of State Medicaid Policy and Jedd Hampton as Legislative Advocate.

CAHP Issues Statement on Covered California’s Robust Enrollment Increase

CAHP today applauded Covered California’s announcement that more than 400,000 people have signed up for health insurance coverage through the state’s health care marketplace during the most recent open-enrollment period. This represents the highest enrollment numbers since 2016 and is 41% higher than last year’s figure of more than 295,000 people who enrolled.

CAHP Infographic: 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-rays, and medical supplies. In 2018, health plans spent more than $164 billion, or 88 cents out of every health plan dollar, on medical care.

CAHP Issues Statement On Appointment of New DHCS Director Dr. Brad Gilbert

CAHP today issued a statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom appointing Dr. Brad Gilbert as the director of the Department of Health Care Services.

CAHP Issues Statement On Supreme Court Ruling Regarding ‘Public Charge’ Rule

CAHP today issued a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Jan. 27 decision to lift the nationwide injunction on the Trump Administration’s “public charge” rule, which would discriminate against immigrants who rely on public benefits.

CAHP Fact Sheet - Technology and Convenience

When it comes to health care, California health plans are harnessing the power of technology to ensure individuals and families are covered, offering the benefits that matter most to people at every stage in life.

CAHP Fact Sheet - Preventive Care: Investing in Your Health

Prevention is the best medicine for living a healthy lifestyle. Services helping Californians to avoid ailments and diseases, or detect them early on, are an invaluable investment in the health of the state's individuals and families.

CAHP Issues Statement On Governor’s 2020-2021 State Budget Release

California Association of Health Plans President & CEO Charles Bacchi today issued a statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s release of the 2020-21 state budget proposal.

CAHP Applauds Federal Repeal Of Costly Health Insurance Taxes

The California Association of Health Plans (CAHP) today applauded the permanent repeal of burdensome health insurance taxes as a part of the bipartisan budget deal approved by federal lawmakers. The repeal of these taxes means that Californians will pay less for their health care by avoiding skyrocketing health care costs that would have resulted under these taxes, had they taken effect.

New RunawayRx Fact Sheet: Cost of Lifesaving Diabetes Treatments Continues to Rise

RunawayRx calls attention to skyrocketing cost of insulin and diabetes treatments during National Diabetes Awareness Month.

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