SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Jean Fraser, CEO of San Francisco
Health Plan, which provides comprehensive medical, dental, and vision care to
children of low-income families for as little as $4 a month, is available for
comment on the health care-related budget cuts that may be announced in Gov.
Davis' state of the state speech Wednesday.
Since joining the San Francisco Health Plan in 2000, Fraser has
spearheaded the effort to provide universal health insurance to all low-income
San Francisco children. Fraser previously served in the San Francisco City
Attorney's Office as the managing attorney of the team advising the San
Francisco Department of Public Health and the Department of Human Services,
including San Francisco General Hospital and the community clinics.
She was also instrumental in establishing the San Francisco Mental Health
Plan, one of the first publicly funded managed care mental health plans. Ms.
Fraser holds a law degree from Yale Law School, and a bachelor's degree from
About San Francisco Health Plan
San Francisco Health Plan (http://www.sfhp.org) is a licensed community
health plan providing affordable health coverage to low and moderate-income
families residing in San Francisco. SFHP was designed for and by the residents
it serves -- many of whom would not be able to otherwise obtain health care
for themselves or their families. Through SFHP, members have access to a full
spectrum of medical services, including preventive care, hospitalization,
prescription drugs, family planning, and substance abuse programs. SFHP's
mission is to provide superior, affordable health care that emphasizes
prevention and promotes healthy living, with the goal of improving the quality
of life for the people of San Francisco.
SOURCE San Francisco Health Plan