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2010

Health Plans' Response to Governor's Action
on Health Insurance Exchange Bills

September 30, 2010
In response to Governor Schwarzenegger's signing of the Insurance Exchange bills
(SB 900 and AB 1602), California Association of Health Plans President & CEO Patrick Johnston issued the following statement. more >>>

Health Plans Applaud Passage of Bills that Assure
Health Coverage for Uninsurable Californians

June 28, 2010
Following today's passage of AB 1887 (Villines) and SB 227 (Alquist), bills that allow
California to draw down $761 million in new federal funds to create a second "high risk" insurance program for uninsured people with pre-existing conditions, CAHP President and CEO Patrick Johnston issued the following statement: more >>>

Consumer Win Against Balance Billing

May 24, 2010
The California Association of Health Plans (CAHP) President Patrick
Johnston issued the following statement after the Department of Managed Health Care
announced reached a settlement with Prime Healthcare in People vs. Prime Healthcare Services(Prime), which accused the hospital system of balance billing patients. more >>>

HMO Ratings Show Improved Health
Care & Patient Satisfaction

February 9, 2010
In response to the release of the California Office of the Patient Advocate's 2010 HMO Report Card, CAHP CEO Patrick Johnston issued the following statement. more >>>

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