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Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) earns NCQA accreditation for 2015-2018

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) CEO Amy Shin announced today that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded to HPSJ a Three-Year Health Plan Accreditation for its Medicaid/HMO line of business (Medicaid is known as Medi-Cal in California). The official award recognizes HPSJ as “ACCREDITED for service and […]

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Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) chief joins California Association Board with focus on health systems quality improvements

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) CEO Amy Shin has joined the board of the Oakland-based California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI), the research and quality improvement affiliate of the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH). As CAPH’s quality improvement partner, SNI designs and directs programs that […]

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A healthy workplace initiative for employees – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) partners with San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) (April 7, 2015)

(French Camp) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) announced today almost 200 staff participated in its first-ever Walking Day event held in partnership with San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) on April 1. The event, held to support the American Heart Association’s National Day of Walking, also marked the opening of a series of walking […]

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Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) partners with San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) – will hold national walking day event (April 1st)

(French Camp) – Heart disease is this country’s No. 1 killer, but by exercising for as little as 30 minutes each day, the risk can be reduced. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends walking, which offers multiple benefits, including the following – Top Eight Reasons to Walk: Prevents type 2 diabetes Strengthens your heart Good […]

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Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) CEO Presents at national ACAP Gathering – “Managing High Cost Prescription Drugs” (March 19, 2015)

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) CEO Amy Shin was a presenter at the national Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) 2015 Spring Board Meeting, on March 18, in Portland, Oregon. Her topic was: Managing High-Cost Prescription Drugs. Because of their high cost and potential utilization, the recently approved prescription drugs […]

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Health Plan of San Joaquin appoints new customer service director (March 11, 2015)

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) today announced that, after a nationwide search, Mike McCarns has been appointed as Director of Customer Service, effective March 2, 2015. McCarns has over 20 years of healthcare-related call center and customer service management experience. McCarns, who is relocating to the Central Valley and HPSJ’s […]

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Health Plan of San Joaquin CEO invited to Sacramento for senate hearing on health cost upsurge (Mar 3, 2015)

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) CEO Amy Shin testified in Sacramento in early February before the California Senate Committee on Health for a hearing on “Making Health Care Affordable: What’s Driving Costs?” Shin told Committee members that “it has been increasingly difficult to control costs because the health plan has […]

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Health careers scholarship program – collaborative expansion announced for 2015 (Feb 19, 2015)

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) today announced the kick-off for its 2015 Health Careers Scholarship Program, HPSJ’s prime scholarship offering. Identifying the challenges in the HPSJ Service Area regarding provider capacity and the limited number of new clinicians coming into the region, in 2009 HPSJ launched the Health Careers Scholarship […]

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San Joaquin board of supervisors appoints new chair for HPSJ Governing board (Jan 20, 2015)

(French Camp, CA) – Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) today announced that the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, during its January 13, 2015 session, formally appointed Greg A. Diederich to be chair of the 11-member San Joaquin Health Commission, HPSJ’s governing board, effective January 14, 2015. “Many of our HPSJ staff had the […]

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