HMO Reform

Hosted by
Mark Hagland: Independent journalist and public speaker on healthcare issues. Jack Hudes: Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Kaiser Foundation Healthplan, California Division. Peter Lee: Director of Consumer Protection Programs for the Center for Health Care Rights, a consumer advocacy organization based in Los Angeles. Dr. Arty Southam: President and CEO of Healthnet, which claims to be the largest network HMO in the State (it contracts with doctors and hospitals and pharmacies); he's also Immediate Past President of California Association of Health Plans. Geoff Trewhitt: Spokesperson for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a national trade association for research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Assemblymember Martin Gallegos: Democratic State Representative from the 57th District (which includes Azusa, Baldwin Park, El Monte, and surroundings); Chair of the Assembly Health Committee, and a practicing chiropractic doctor. Jim Radcliffe: Transportation reporter, The Daily Breeze. Congresswoman Maxine Waters: Democratic Representative from South Central Los Angeles and Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Accompanied President Clinton on his recent trip to Africa.



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton