With uncertainty surrounding federal healthcare policy, California is pushing ahead with health insurance and healthcare delivery system reforms designed to improve quality while controlling healthcare costs. The Bay Area Council will work through its members in support of initiatives designed to increase value for a spending and improve the health of the Bay Area workforce and their families.
The Council has a many large and significant healthcare providers and payers in its membership and is currently chaired by Bernard J. Tyson, the CEO of Kaiser Permanente. We have a long history as a thought leader in this space through the work of our members, the research of the Economic Institute and the public profile on this issue of staff lead, Dr. Micah Weinberg. Our goal is to support members and ally efforts and partnerships, especially at regional level, to create a health system that promotes health and equity and provides universal access to high quality healthcare.
Janet Liang, Northern California President, Kaiser Permanente