Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018

LOS ANGELES – L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly-operated health plan in the country, announced that George Greene, the President and CEO of the Hospital Association of Southern California, and Courtney Powers, Director of Government and External Affairs at the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, have joined L.A. Care's Board of Governors.

headshot of George Greene    headshot of Courtney Powers

L.A. Care is fortunate to have these two accomplished individuals join our board. Their experience in the health care industry and beyond will be of great value to our members.

--John Baackes
CEO, L.A. Care

The Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) has more than 180 member hospitals across six counties, including Los Angeles County. Greene will represent Private Non-Disproportionate Share Hospitals on the board. Prior to joining the Hospital Association of Southern California, Greene served as the President/CEO of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee.  

"This is an exciting time to be on the L.A. Care Board," said Greene. "The health plan has grown dramatically over the past few years, and I am happy to help ensure that each member continues to receive high quality care."

The Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC) is an association of 65 community clinics serving underserved patients. Prior to joining CCALAC, Powers served as vice president and general counsel to GRACE, a non-profit organization that strives to address child poverty in California. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from UCLA School of Law.

"I am pleased to serve as the representative for county clinics which serve so many L.A. Care members," said Powers. "I look forward to working with the other board members and plan leadership to pursue our common vision of healthy communities and a strong safety net."

L.A. Care's Board of Governors is a 13-member stakeholder board, which includes representatives of various stakeholder groups, including community clinics, doctors, plan members and the County of Los Angeles, among others.

 

About L.A. Care Health Plan

L.A. Care Health Plan serves more than 2.2 million members in Los Angeles County, making it the largest publicly-operated health plan in the country. L.A. Care offers four health coverage plans including Medi-CalL.A. Care Covered™L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan and the PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan, all dedicated to being accountable and responsive to members. As a public entity, L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for L.A. County's vulnerable and low-income communities, and to support the safety net required  to achieve that purpose. L.A. Care prioritizes quality, access and inclusion, elevating health care for all of L.A. County. For more information, visit lacare.org or follow us on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Instagram.

 

 

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