Maya Altman has been the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) since June 2005. HPSM is a government sponsored health plan serving more than 100,000 members in San Mateo County, California. Its programs include Medicaid, a Medicare Special Needs Plan, Healthy Kids, and HealthWorx (for in-home health workers and San Mateo County temporary help employees). HPSM also serves as the third party administrator for San Mateo County’s indigent care program. The plan was founded in 1987 and currently has an annual budget of $450 million.
John Baackes is Chief Executive Officer of L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan serving more than 1.6 million members. L.A. Care is dedicated to providing access to quality and affordable health care for Los Angeles County residents through a variety of health coverage programs, including Medi-Cal, L.A. Care Covered™, L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan, L.A. Care’s Healthy Kids, and PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan.
Scott Coffin is the Chief Executive Officer for the Alameda Alliance for Health, a public non-profit health plan that serves more than 260,000 residents in Alameda County. Mr. Coffin has worked in health care administration for more than 20 years, and has dedicated the last 8 years to integrating Medicare and Medicaid services, improving access to care, and implementing quality improvement programs. Mr.
Norma A. Diaz is Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Group, the oldest not-for-profit health plan founded in San Diego County. Only the second CEO to lead the company since it was established in 1982, she was named to the position in 2002.
Bob Freeman is the chief executive officer (CEO) of CenCal Health. CenCal Health is one of the first, and now the oldest, Medicaid-only managed care plans in the nation. In his capacity as CEO, Bob is responsible for ensuring ongoing, efficient operations of CenCal Health, overseeing all operational decisions of CenCal Health’s programs; ensuring the plan’s continued success through effective planning for the future; oversight of contract negotiation, settling managerial disputes and prudent management of financial resources.
Elizabeth Gibboney became the Chief Executive Officer of Partnership HealthPlan of California on July 1, 2015. With over 20 years of health care experience including eight years as Deputy Chief Executive Officer/Chief Operating Officer at Partnership HealthPlan of California, Liz has a wealth of knowledge in leading and implementing effective health care in Northern California.
Dr. Bradley Gilbert was appointed chief executive officer of Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) in October 2008. Since the organization’s inception, he has played a pivotal role in guiding IEHP to its place as a nationally-recognized leader in public healthcare. As one of the largest public not-for-profit health plans in California, with more than 804,000 members, Dr. Gilbert is leading IEHP into the healthcare reform era.
John F. Grgurina, Jr. is chief executive officer of San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP). Prior to leading SFHP, Mr. Grgurina was a senior health policy consultant working full-time as part of The Institute for Health Policy Solutions technical advisor team serving the California Executive and Legislative branches on the design of market reforms and purchasing pools/exchanges in their comprehensive health care reform proposals.
Mr. Hayward is a senior managed care executive with many years of experience having been responsible for several successful managed care business developments. As a senior executive Mr. Hayward served as:
Gregory Hund was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of CalViva Health Plan effective July 15, 2010. CalViva Health is the Local Initiative health plan for the tri-county service area including Fresno, Kings and Madera counties serving over 355,000 members.
Alan McKay has served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Alliance since the health plan’s inception in Santa Cruz County in April 1995. He previously worked in Bay Area managed care for twelve years, as a Manager in Ernst & Young’s San Francisco health care consulting practice from 1984 to 1987, and as Director of Managed Care at El Camino Hospital from 1987 to 1993.
Michael Schrader has served as the chief executive officer (CEO) of CalOptima since December 2012. He previously served for nearly 3 years as chief operating officer of Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan (BMCHP), and, prior to his tenure at BMCHP, he served for five years as chief operating officer of CenCal Health in Santa Barbara, California, as part of a 15-year overall tenure.
Amy Shin has 20 years of progressive Medicare, Medicaid and commercial managed care leadership experience, with an emphasis on strategic planning, policy development and program implementation. She has demonstrated leadership, research and analysis, financing, and program implementation and evaluation expertise. At Health Management Associates, she focused on working with clients to expand and grow within new opportunities presented through Health Care Reform, specifically around Health Care Exchange and Dual Eligible Demonstrations.
Patricia Tanquary has been the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Contra Costa Health Plan since April 2007, directing and managing the activities of the plan. She, as part of the inter-divisional management team, assists in the planning, development and administration of the health programs and management activities of the Health Services Department and Contra Costa County. Ms. Tanquary has been very involved with giving input into health care reform with the LHPC and Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) organizations.
Christine Tomcala became Chief Executive Officer of Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP) on July 20, 2015. Ms. Tomcala brings to SCFHP, Santa Clara County’s local safety net health plan, more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid and Medicare managed care with an emphasis in operations and government programs. As CEO, Ms. Tomcala works collaboratively with the SCFHP Governing Board to develop and execute business, strategic, and financial plans that advance the mission and values of the health plan while ensuring SCFHP’s financial integrity and viability.
Dale Villani is the chief executive officer (CEO) at Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP). A health care veteran with more than 34 years of operations experience, Mr. Villani is tasked with ensuring that the Plan fulfills its mission and meets all annual goals, objectives and financial targets – namely, providing access to quality health care to the GCHP’s members and delivering it in a cost-effective manner.