Harold Miller, president and CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, spoke with California Healthline about the importance of pursuing innovative health care improvement strategies that are tailored to local needs.
Elaine Batchlor, chief medical officer at L.A. Care Health Plan, spoke with California Healthline about the challenges facing safety-net health programs and the opportunities to address such challenges through innovation.
Bridget Duffy, CEO of ExperiaHealth, spoke with California Healthline about efforts to help patients navigate the health care system and the benefits of focusing on patient experience.
Don Crane of the California Association of Physician Groups, Kristen Miranda of Blue Shield of California and Leah Newkirk of the California Academy of Family Physicians spoke with California Healthline about efforts to create accountable care organizations in California.
Suzanne Delbanco, executive director of Catalyst for Payment Reform, spoke with California Healthline about a growing movement to improve the delivery of care by transforming health care payment structures across the U.S.
Kim Belshé -- former secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency and a member of the California Health Benefit Exchange Board -- spoke with California Healthline about how the state's health benefit exchange can expand coverage, boost care quality and reduce costs.
Jon Kingsdale, independent consultant and former executive director of the Massachusetts Health Connector, spoke with California Healthline about how California could learn from Massachusetts' health benefit exchange.
Gene Grigsby of the National Health Foundation, Leslie Margolin of Anthem Blue Cross, Jon Rosenberg of DPH and the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California's Mary Lopez and Scott Seamons shared their thoughts on the new initiative.
Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog, Nadereh Pourat of UCLA, J.P. Wieske of the Council for Affordable Health Insurance and Mike Larsen, a spokesperson for Rep. Jackie Speier, spoke with California Healthline about the proposal.
California Sen. Mark Leno, Lisa Codispoti of the National Women's Law Center, Marti Fisher of the California Chamber of Commerce and Robert Zirkelbach of America's Health Insurance Plans discuss the efforts.
Juan Davila of Blue Shield of California, Greg Franklin of CalPERS and David Lansky of the Pacific Business Group on Health discuss the new CalPERS program with California Healthline.
Linda Halderman, senior policy adviser for Sen. Sam Aanestad, John Graham of the Pacific Research Institute, Assembly member Dave Jones and Anthony Wright of Health Access discussed the legislation with California Healthline.
Lisa Diamond of Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute; Alicia Fernandez of UC-San Francisco; Gloria Garcia-Orme of S.F. General; Anmol Mahal, a past president of CMA; Lynne Randolph of the state DMHC; and Ben Singer of Anthem BlueCross discussed the law with California Healthline.
Don Crane of the California Association of Physician Groups, Elena Lopez-Gusman of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Lynne Randolph from the state Department of Managed Health Care discussed the ruling.
Elizabeth Landsberg of the Western Center on Law and Poverty, Anthony Wright of Health Access and Robert Zirkelbach of America's Health Insurance Plans spoke to California Healthline about the state's high-risk insurance program.