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10/6/2022 5 Things California: LA conference keynotes, Panel coverage
... event that captured the sights and sounds of the day. Thanks, as always, for your engagement! Eli Kirshbaum State of Reform 1. Keynotes: Michelle Baass & John Baackes DHCS Director Michelle Baass opened the conference with remarks on fortifying the Medi-Cal workforce, the statewide listening tour she's conducting this ...
stateofreform.com
9/30/2022 Keynote: A conversation with John Baackes, CEO of LA Care Health Plan
Keynote: A conversation with John Baackes, CEO of LA Care Health Plan We were honored to have LA Care Health Plan CEO John Baackes close out the 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week. During his remarks, Baackes discusses the significant barriers of social determinants of ...
stateofreform.com
8/26/2022 Detailed Agenda for the 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now available!
... Executive Director, California Department of Health Care Services - Les Ybarra: Medicaid Plan President, Anthem - John Connolly: Chief Strategist, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health - John Baackes: CEO, L.A. Care - Le Ondra Clark Harvey, PhD: CEO, California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies - Melissa Stafford Jones: Director, Children & Youth Behavioral ...
stateofreform.com
8/24/2022 President Devorah Lieberman to Lead LA Business Journal's Health Care Leadership Events
... leaders and teams who are running healthcare organizations within Los Angeles and making key decisions to help improve communities. Panelists for the roundtable discussion include John Baackes, chief executive officer of L.A. Health Care Plan; Amar A. Desai, president and CEO of Optum Pacific West; Precious Mayes, president and CEO ...
laverne.edu
6/20/2022 Californians brace for increased healthcare premiums if federal subsidies expire
... extend the program, according to the Covered California analysis. Monthly premiums for middle-income earners would increase, on average, by $272 per member next year. John Baackes, the chief executive of L.A. Care, a health insurance plan serving Los Angeles County's poorest and most vulnerable residents, said that although ...
Yahoo News
10/1/2021 L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Celebrate New Community Resource Center in Wilmington
... pandemic response. "The Delta surge may have delayed our grand opening, but it will not interfere with our commitment to serving the Wilmington community," said John Baackes , L.A. Care CEO. "We are excited to be here and offer valuable health and social services and resources at a time when they ...
PR Newswire
8/25/2021 L.A. Care CEO on vaccinating California’s most vulnerable: ‘There’s no magic bullet’
John Baackes is the CEO of L.A. Care Health Plan (Calif.), a managed care plan providing Medicaid coverage to 2.2 million people in Los Angeles County. He spoke with Becker's on Aug. 18 about the organization's latest efforts to vaccinate the city's Medi-Cal members. Editor's note: Interview has been ...
Becker's Hospital Review
8/16/2021 KGI Announces L.A. Care Scholars in Inaugural Master of Science in Community Medicine Program
... pipeline for physicians into the L.A. County safety net. Ultimately, they will help to advance health equity in communities that are currently underserved,‚Au said John Baackes, L.A. Care CEO. ‚AuOur commitment is an exciting addition to our Elevating the Safety Net initiative, and we are honored to support this ...
PRWeb
8/13/2021 Viewpoints: ACA Should Look To L.A. Care Example; FDA Considering Ban On Herbal Opioid Substitute | Kaiser Health News
... a public option that has been operating successfully on California's ACA exchange since 2014, and it remains the only public plan to do so. (John Baackes, 8/12) Scientific American: The FDA Shouldn't Support A Ban On Kratom In ordinary times, there would be no question about whether a drug ...
Kaiser Health News
10/7/2020 L.A. Care commits $5 million to help fund launch of KGI School of Medicine
... graduate education for biotechnology and healthcare. “The KGI School of Medicine will serve as a pipeline for physicians into the L.A. County safety net,” said John Baackes, L.A. Care CEO. “This commitment is an exciting addition to our Elevating the Safety Net initiative, and we are honored to support the ...
stateofreform.com
10/5/2020
... graduate education for biotechnology and healthcare. ”The KGI School of Medicine will serve as a pipeline for physicians into the L.A. County safety net,” said John Baackes, L.A. Care CEO. “This commitment is an exciting addition to our Elevating the Safety Net initiative, and we are honored to support the ...
malvern-online.com
10/5/2020 L.A. Care Commits $5 Million to Help Fund Launch of KGI School of Medicine | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com
... graduate education for biotechnology and healthcare. ”The KGI School of Medicine will serve as a pipeline for physicians into the L.A. County safety net,” said John Baackes, L.A. Care CEO. “This commitment is an exciting addition to our Elevating the Safety Net initiative, and we are honored to support the ...
Business Wire
10/5/2020 L.A. Care Commits $5 Million to Help Fund Launch of KGI School of Medicine
... graduate education for biotechnology and healthcare. ”The KGI School of Medicine will serve as a pipeline for physicians into the L.A. County safety net,” said John Baackes, L.A. Care CEO. “This commitment is an exciting addition to our Elevating the Safety Net initiative, and we are honored to support the ...
financialbuzz.com
9/4/2020 Health Care Panel & Awards: INSURANCE EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
Chief Executive Officer L.A. Care Health Plan As a leader in the health insurance sector for more than 40 years, John Baackes, CEO of L.A. Care Health Plan, which serves more members in Los Angeles County than any other health plan, knows all too well there is no shortage of ...
labusinessjournal.com
8/20/2020 LA Care Health Plan announces legal aid funding for those facing eviction
... We want to bolster the efforts of agencies that have already been helping to level the legal playing field for people living in poverty,” said John Baackes, the health plan's chief executive officer. “The funding will help the six agencies educate clients about their rights and provide legal representation to ...
hub-la.com
8/3/2020 The Check Up: John Baackes of L.A. Care Health Plan
Serving some of the most vulnerable populations in Los Angeles County, L.A. Care Health Plan has had to confront many of the downstream effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Chief among those has been an increase in food insecurity, according to CEO John Baackes. The large public insurer increased support for ...
Modern Healthcare
5/14/2020 Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and L.A. Care Health Plan Take Steps to Provide Financial Support to Contracted Health Care Providers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
... days during the COVID-19 pandemic. "Our hospitals and other provider partners are heroically serving our members, and we are here to support them," said John Baackes , L.A. Care CEO. "Over the past few weeks, we have provided $85 million in accelerated claims payments to hospitals, and more than $21 ...
PR Newswire
5/1/2020 Psychiatry on the Streets—Caring for Homeless Patients | Health Disparities | JAMA Psychiatry | JAMA Network
Special Needs Plans for People Experiencing Homelessness Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA; John Baackes; James J. O'Connell, MD Most people have homes. For the estimated 553 000 people in the United States who do not, grappling with mental illness only further disrupts their lives. They struggle with psychosis while navigating ...
JAMA Network
4/16/2020 L.A. Care Commits Nearly $70 Million to Frontline Health Care Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
... the most vulnerable in Los Angeles County . " These providers, clinics, and hospitals are heroically serving our members, and we are here to support them ," said John Baackes , L.A. Care CEO. " Over the coming weeks, we will provide up to $35 million in accelerated claims payments to hospitals, and more than ...
PR Newswire
1/11/2020 California court rejects Dignity Health’s lawsuit against L.A. Care over out-of-network bills
... impact the dispute. RELATED: How one employer stuck a new mom with a $900K bill for her premature baby In a statement, L.A. Care CEO John Baackes said that if the court had sided with Dignity Health the results would have been "catastrophic" for Medi-Cal, Calfornia's Medicaid program, as ...
FierceHealthcare
11/14/2019 L.A. Care, California Blue launch joint community resource centers
... fitness classes and wellness counseling, and will also assist visitors in connecting with other assistance programs, such as CalFresh, the state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. John Baackes, CEO of L.A. Care, told FierceHealthcare that the public insurer has opened a total of seven resource centers so far, with the first ...
FierceHealthcare
11/8/2019 California must transform health insurance. Here’s how
California must transform health insurance. Here's how Nov 8, 2019 Health By Hector De La Torre and John Baackes Special to CalMatters Life packed a lot of hardship into Ma'Lissa Simon's 24 years. Bullied by schoolmates and siblings about her weight, anger drove her into gangs, drugs and even prostitution ...
blackvoicenews.com
11/6/2019 L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Set to Open their First Jointly Operated Community Resource Center
... to larger locations. "The centers will offer services and resources to our members and the community that will keep them active, healthy and informed," said John Baackes , L.A. Care CEO. "Ultimately, the resource centers will help to improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs over time." L.A. Care and ...
PR Newswire
11/5/2019 Housing The Homeless Cuts State’s Health Care Burden | KPBS
... States, the idea of providing housing as part of a health care solution is … You know, 20 years ago, nobody was talking about that,” said John Baackes, the CEO of L.A. Care, which manages Medi-Cal in Los Angeles County. Baackes oversees a health agency that insures more than one ...
kpbs.org
10/31/2019 California must transform health insurance. Here’s how
Copy Article Link Copied By Hector De La Torre and John Baackes, Special to CalMatters Life packed a lot of hardship into Ma'Lissa Simon's 24 years. Bullied by schoolmates and siblings about her weight, anger drove her into gangs, drugs and even prostitution before the age of 18. She spent ...
calmatters.org