Health Plan To Partner With UCSF Medical System, John Muir Health To Expand Coverage
Western Health Advantage says the Sacramento region and the San Francisco region have become "one mega-region," so it makes sense to expand coverage for the area.
Sacramento's Western Health Advantage Expands Health Coverage In Bay Area
Western Health Advantage, the managed-health plan founded by Sacramento and Solano County doctors in 1996, is further expanding its coverage in the Bay Area and will partner with providers in the UCSF medical system and John Muir Health to cover more populous counties, CEO Garry Maisel said Tuesday. ... Those North Bay counties are home to roughly 911,132 residents, according to January 2017 population estimates by the California Department of Finance, compared with 4,429,303 in the counties now being added: San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. (Anderson, 7/18)