CAHP Fact Sheet: New Mandates Would Drive Up Health Premium Costs by $1.2 Billion

Covering more than 26 million Californians, health plans are dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to high quality, affordable health care. This year, California’s Legislature is considering several new mandate bills that, as proposed, would altogether drive up premiums by $1.2 billion.

CAHP Fact Sheet: Medical Management in the Era of Covid-19

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CAHP Fact Sheet: 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 2019, health plan spent more than $172 billion, or 86 cents out of every health plan dollar, on medical care.

CAHP Issues Statement On Governor’s 2021-2022 State Budget Proposal

CAHP President and CEO Charles Bacchi today issued a statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s release of the 2021-22 state budget proposal.

CAHP Issues Statement on New DMHC, OSHPD Appointments

CAHP today applauded Governor Newsom’s selections of Mary Watanabe as Director of the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) and Elizabeth Landsberg as Director of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).

California’s Health Plans Play Key Role in Making Telehealth Accessible to More Californians

Telehealth use has grown significantly as the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold of daily life and is helping patients and providers alike.

California Association of Health Plans Statement in Response to Today’s Signing of Behavioral Health Legislation

In response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of legislation focused on behavioral health care today, the California Association of Health Plans (CAHP) released this statement.

CAHP Statement on the California State Legislature’s Approval of SB 855 (Wiener)

The California Association of Health Plans today released a statement regarding the approval of SB 855 by the California State Legislature on Sunday.

CAHP Statement: California Association of Health Plans on Senate Bill 855 (Wiener)

The California Association of Health Plans today released a statement in response to Senate Bill 855 by Senator Scott Wiener following the bill’s passage by the Assembly Health Committee.

CAHP Statement: Covered California Premiums for 2021 See Record-Low Rate Change

Covered California today announced preliminary health insurance rates for 2021, citing an average statewide rate change of 0.6 percent, the lowest premium increase since the exchange was established in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act.

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