HPSM In the News

  • HPSM Provides Major Funding for County-wide K-12 “Vision To Learn” Program

    Jun 9, 2022, 12:09 PM by Mat Thomas
    HPSM has provided major funding for a San Mateo County-wide program from Vision To Learn, a nonprofit organization that provides the glasses children need to succeed in school and in life. The County of San Mateo provided $300,000 in Measure K funding to help launch the project, administered through HPSM. “The Health Plan of San Mateo is proud to help connect students in need to critical vision care by partnering with Vision To Learn," said HPSM CEO Patrick Curran. "This intervention will provide thousands of students with the glasses they need to see clearly at school and build a bridge to a lifetime of quality optometric care."
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  • HPSM Selects Upward Health To Provide Home-Based Care

    Mar 31, 2022, 12:44 PM by Mat Thomas
    Upward Health’s HomeAdvantage contract to provide home-based, whole-person health services to CareAdvantage enrollees of the Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) in California began in January 2022. The CareAdvantage program serves residents of San Mateo County with complex medical, behavioral, and social challenges who are eligible for both Medicare and Medi-Cal (California’s Medicaid program).
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  • San Mateo Daily Journal Reports on HPSM's New CEO

    Feb 17, 2022, 09:36 AM by Mat Thomas
    On February 17, 2022, the San Mateo Daily Journal published an article about Patrick Curran being appointed HPSM's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
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  • Health Plan of San Mateo Rated 4 out of 5 in NCQA’s 2021 Medicaid Health Plan Ratings

    Oct 13, 2021, 12:25 PM by Mat Thomas
    In September 2021, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released its 2021 Health Plan Ratings. Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) received 4 out of 5 in NCQA’s Medicaid Health Plan Ratings for 2021.
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  • HPSM's Community Care Settings Program Featured on KALW Public Radio

    Sep 2, 2021, 08:57 AM by Mat Thomas
    KALW radio’s award-winning news program, Crosscurrents, aired a special segment on HPSM’s Community Care Settings Program (CCSP) on Thursday, September 2nd. The segment featured excerpts from an interview with Kojo, an HPSM member that CCSP has helped. Click below to listen to the program online.
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  • RIC Profiles CCSP in "Social Determinants of Health" Brief

    Sep 2, 2021, 08:40 AM by Mat Thomas
    In March 2021, Resources for Integrated Care (RIC) published a brief that includes a profile of HPSM's Community Care Settings Program.
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  • San Mateo Daily Journal reports on HPSM / SMC Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic

    Feb 5, 2021, 12:33 PM by Mat Thomas
    Drive-thru clinic for in-home service workers and HPSM members 65+ aims to vaccinate 2,000 people a day through February 5th, 2021
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  • Community Care Settings Program featured in The Hill

    Sep 21, 2018, 12:37 PM by Rich Brenner
    Influential political newspaper The Hill recently published an article about HPSM’s Community Care Settings Program (CCSP).
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  • Good Press for Community Care Settings Program

    Jan 27, 2018, 09:55 AM by Rich Brenner
    CCSP has helped more than 190 people move from skilled nursing facilities into their own homes, empowering them to be active, engaged community members.
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  • San Mateo Daily Journal Profiles HPSM

    Dec 11, 2017, 09:57 AM by Rich Brenner
    HPSM officially started 30 years ago this month, and the San Mateo Daily Journal helped us celebrate with a feature article about our history and accomplishments.
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  • Stanford University praises Community Care Settings Pilot

    Aug 25, 2017, 13:20 PM by Rich Brenner
    CCSP has helped dozens of our older members with multiple chronic conditions move from nursing facilities back into their own homes. An article in Stanford Social Innovation Review praised HPSM's innovative program for improving people’s quality of life while greatly cutting healthcare costs.
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  • CHCS Profiles Community Care Settings Pilot Program

    Mar 29, 2016, 13:22 PM by Rich Brenner
    This CHCS profile details HPSM's experiences as a participant in California’s Cal MediConnect financial alignment demonstration. The profile focuses on HPSM's implementation of a pilot program to transition dually-eligible individuals in nursing facilities back to community living and help those at risk of nursing home placement remain in the community.
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