ADVISORY: Non-Profit Health Plan CEO Available for Comment on Possible Gov. Davis Cuts in Medi-Cal

Jan 08, 2003, 00:00 ET from San Francisco Health Plan

    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
 Yale University.
     About San Francisco Health Plan
     San Francisco Health Plan ( 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