Wednesday September 23, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM PDT
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Masonic Temple 1123 J Street Sacramento, CA 9581 



Kathy Brown 
Capitol Weekly 

A Conference on Health Care 

September 23, 2015 in Sacramento

Capitol Weekly and the University of California, UC Center present: California Health, a conference examining the California health care landscape. 

The day-long conference will be held in Sacramento on September 23, 2015.

We will examine new and proposed legislation, including a landmark bill to extend Medi-Cal to undocumented immigrants, and the impact of the ACA on California, including the role of the Health Benefit Exchange -- the single most important state piece of the federal ACA.  Launched in 2013, the Exchange has affected millions of people and has had a profound impact on California's health care market place.

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Richard Pan, California State Senator.  


8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Check in, coffee

9 a.m. – 9: 15 a.m.
Welcoming remarks Tim Foster, Open California
Rob Gunnison, Open California

Panel 1: 9:20-10:30, Fiscal Impacts
Moderated by Kevin Riggs, Randle Communications

Anne McLeod, California Hospital Association
Nicole Kasabian Evans, California Association of Health Plans
Jim Gomez, California Association of Health Facilities
Shane Desselle, Applied Pharmacy Solutions

Panel 2: 10:45 -11:55, Medi-Cal
Moderated by Pauline Bartolone, CALmatters

Jennifer Kent, California Department of Health Care Services
Anthony Wright, Health Access
Jodi Hicks, DiMare, Brown, Hicks and Kessler
Felix Su, Legislative Analyst’s Office

Noon: Lunch Served

Keynote: 12:20 – 12:50
California State Senator Dr. Richard Pan
Introduced by John Howard, Capitol Weekly

Panel 3: 1:00 – 2:10, Underserved Communities
Moderator: Brian Joseph, Fair Warning

Dr. Richard Pan, California State Senator
Anthony Galace, Greenlining Institute
Richard Figueroa, California Endowment
Britta Guerrero, Sacramento Native American Health Center

Panel 4: 2:20-3:30 Politics vs. Policy
Moderated by Amy Chance, Sacramento Bee

Daniel Zingale, California Endowment
Kassy Perry, Perry Communications Group
Janus Norman, California Medical Association
David Quintana, Quintana, Gonzalez and Hunter

Registration rate is $199.  Special $99 rate for students and California state government staff.

California Health will be held at 1123 J Street in Sacramento.  Registration includes lunch and all conference materials.

For Sponsorship information, contact Tim Foster at (916) 444 7665 or tim.foster@capitolweekly.net or Michelle Matheson at (916) 669 9372 or michelle@aim-point.com.

For Registration information contact Kathy Brown at (916) 444 7665 or kathy.brown@capitolweekly.net.

Thanks to our sponsors:

The California Endowment, The Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, The California Center for Civic Participation, The California Channel, The Gualco Group, Comcast Spotlight, KP Public Affairs, California Professional Firefighters, Perry Communications Group, California Partnership for Access to Treatment, California Chronic Care Coalition, The California Health Report and California Association of Health Plans