File #: 13-0225    Version: 1 Name: Health Care Reform Part II
Type: Presentation Status: Regular Calendar
In control: Health and Social Services
On agenda: 3/26/2013 Final action: 3/26/2013
Title: Accept a presentation on the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Implementation in Solano County
District: All
Attachments: 1. Correspondence from Terry Glubka, CEO, Sutter Regional Medical Center, 2. Correspondence from Cyndi Giardi, 3. Power Point Presentation, 4. Minute Order.pdf
Accept a presentation on the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Implementation in Solano County

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The Department of Health and Social Services (H&SS) recommends that the Board receive a presentation on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 in Solano County; representatives from local hospitals, community clinics and the Solano Napa Medical Society, as well as the Partnership Health plan of California, the County Medical Services Program (CMSP), and the Solano Economic Development Corporation will provide their perspective on the local impact of the healthcare reform initiative.


On February 19, 2013, the Board received a presentation from the County Supervisors Association of California (CSAC) and H&SS staff regarding the ACA and its implementation in California. The CSAC presentation focused on the role of counties in the healthcare delivery system, especially related to Medi-Cal and safety net services. CSAC also presented the Governor’s “two options” proposal for the expansion of the Medi-Cal program under the ACA. The presentation also provided an overview of “Covered California”, the State’s Health Benefits Exchange which will assist individuals to purchase low cost health insurance and provide a portal to a web-based enrollment in subsidized health insurance or public coverage. Costs of the ACA, specifically related to existing Medi-Cal eligible individuals, as well as those newly eligible was also discussed.

Part II of the ACA Presentation is focused on its local impact in Solano County. Representatives of the local healthcare organizations and business have been invited to present their perspective on the ACA, and the impact on their organizations. H&SS will provide information related to estimated fiscal impact of the ACA, including ...

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