Public Hearing on Health Care
    Thursday, September 28, 2006
    State Capitol, Room 437

    Public Hearing: 9 a.m.

    Meeting California's Health Care Needs, A Call for Reform

    1. Lucien Wulsin, Jr., Director, Insure the Uninsured Project

    2. Chart of Problems And Solutions In Coverage For The Uninsured submitted by Mr. Wulsin
    3. Crystal Hayling, President and CEO, Blue Shield of California Foundation
    4. Leona M. Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Santa Clara Family Health Plan

    5. Additional materials submitted by Ms. Butler:
      Expanding Coverage for Children: The Santa Clara County Children's Health Initiative
      Santa Clara Healthy Kids Program Reduces Gaps in Children's Access to Medical and Dental Care
      Santa Clara County Children's Health Initiative Outreach and Enrollment Efforts Are Effecive and Helpful to Parents

    Role of the State, Status and Strategy

    1. Stan Rosenstein, Deputy Director, Medical Care Services, Department of Health Services
    2. Lesley Cummings, Executive Director, Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board

    Access to Insurance and Health Care
    1. Phillip R. Crandall, Director, County of Humboldt Health & Human Services Department

    2. Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services 2005-2009 AB 1881 Phase II Strategic Plan: Transformation Towards An Excellence Based System submitted by Mr. Crandall
    3. David Kears, Director, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

    4. Additional materials submitted by Mr. Kears:
      Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Organization Chart
      Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Provider Network Maps
    5. Allen Miller, Chief Executive Officer, COPE Health Solutions

    Public comment will be taken at the end of the hearing.  All written testimony submitted electronically is linked to the witnesses' names above.

    Business Meeting Agenda

    (The Commission will consider agenda items I-V at approximately noon.  The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair.)

    1. Business Meeting Minutes from August 24, 2006
    2. Project Selection / Schedule
    3. Subcommittee Reports
    4. Implementation Activity
    5. Reports from the Bureau of State Audits