By: OC Supervisor Todd Spitzer
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors approved the first reading of revisions to the Board of CalOptima. Under the proposed revisions, a second member of the Board of Supervisors will now be a voting member on the Board of CalOptima. The Director of the Orange County Social Services Agency will remain on the CalOptima Board but will now be a non-voting member under the proposal.
“CalOptima has a $1.5 billion budget and delivers health care services to nearly half a million Orange County residents,” Supervisor Todd Spitzer said. “The Board of Supervisors engaged in a vigorous discussion of CalOptima on Tuesday and will continue to do so in evaluating the future of the agency.” Continue reading