Did You Know?…10 Facts about ALPHA Fund

ALPHA Fund and ACHD are partners for California’s Healthcare Districts. ALPHA Fund is the state’s premier self-insured workers’ compensation Participant group, serving public and non-profit health care organizations of varying sizes. For over 35 years, ALPHA Fund has provided a broad range of innovative safety and savings programs to diverse health care communities throughout California. Read More »

News from the Grossmont Healthcare District

Voters return two to Grossmont Healthcare District board Two Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board members retained their seats in the recent November 2014 election. East County voters elected Gloria Chadwick and Randy Lenac to four-year terms. Chadwick received the highest number of votes among four candidates vying for two seats. She received about 36,000 votes, Read More »

Get Out the Vote

November 4, 2014, is voting day for California’s General Elections. Polls will be open from 7:00am-8:00pm, giving all voters an opportunity to be heard. ACHD encourages District Board Members, staff and your constituents to get out and vote on Tuesday.  Absentee voters can use polling places to drop off their ballots on November 4. ACHD and Read More »

Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month; created in 1999 to help spread awareness and educate people on the importance of understandable health information. The first step in raising awareness of health topics is to identify the gaps in health literacy in our communities. Barriers to communication come in many forms: language, information access, complex medical terms, Read More »

The Governor Completes Final Actions

While the 2013-14 Legislative Session adjourned the morning of Saturday August 30, the Governor had until September 30 to take final action on legislation.  In total, the Governor received 1074 bills, of which he signed 930, vetoed 143 and only one bill became law without his signature. Here is a quick rundown on the Governor’s Read More »