OHCA Investment and Payment Workgroup 

The multi-stakeholder Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA) Investment and Payment Workgroup provides input to OHCA on the development of primary care, alternative payment model (APM), and behavioral health definitions, data collection processes, and benchmarks. OHCA will gather information from this stakeholder engagement to develop recommendations for benchmarks. The Workgroup also provides input to OHCA on the relationships between the APM, primary care, and behavioral health components. 

Investment and Payment Workgroup Members

Lisa Albers

Ash Amarnath

Sarah Arnquist

Palav Babaria

Bill Barcellona

Beth Capell​ 

Joe Castiglione

Rhonda Chabran

Crystal Eubanks

Lisa Folberg

Keenan Freeman​

Mohit Ghose​    

Nina Graham​​    

Kevin Grumbach

Reshma Gupta 

Amy Nguyen Howell      

Paula Jamison

Ben Johnson

Cindy Keltner​    

Sara Martin

Kathryn Phillips

Janice Rocco

Cary Sanders

Adam Solomon

Monica Soni​

Dan Southard

Assistant Chief, ​Clinical Policy & Programs Division, CalPERS

Chief Health Officer, California Health Care Safety Net Institute

Principal Consultant, ​​SJA Health Solutions​

Chief Quality & Medical Officer, Dep. Dir. of Quality & Population Health Mgmt, DHCS

Executive Vice President of Government Affairs, ​America’s Physician Groups

Contract Lobbyist,​​ Health Access California​

Principal Program Manager, Industry Initiatives, ​​Blue Shield of California​

Vice President of Behavioral Health for Kaiser Permanente, SCAL, HI

Vice President Care Transformation, ​​California Quality Collaborative (CQC)​

Chief Executive Officer, California Academy of Family Physicians​ (CAFP)​

Chief Financial Officer,​ Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)​

State Affairs, Anthem 

Transplant Recipient and Cancer Survivor, ​​ Patients for Primary Care​

Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UC San Francisco​

Chief of Population Health and Accountable Care, ​UC Davis​

Chief of the Office for Provider Advancement (OPA), Optum

Senior Vice President for Population Health, AltaMed​​

Vice President Policy, California Hospital Association (CHA)​

Vice President of Health Access & Quality,​ California Primary Care Association (CPCA)​​

Program Faculty​, Adventist Health, Ukiah Valley Family Medicine Residency

Associate Director, ​Improving Access, ​California Health Care Foundation (CHCF)

Chief of Staff, ​California Medical Association​​

Senior Policy Director, ​​California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN)​

Adjunct Professor, Management & Organization, USC Marshall School of Business

Chief Medical Officer, Covered California

Chief Deputy Director, Department of Managed Health Care (DHMC)​

Investment and Payment Workgroup Charter

2024 Investment and Payment Workgroup Meetings

January 17

February 21

March 20

April 17

May 15

June 19

Future meeting dates to be announced.

2023 Investment and Payment Workgroup Meetings Archive

June 21  

July 19 

August 16  

September 20 

October 18   

November 15 

December 20 

Public Comment

To submit public comment for this workgroup, send an email to ohca@hcai.ca.gov and indicate “Investment and Payment Workgroup public comment” in the subject line.