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California Health Policy Strategies, LLC

California Health Policy Strategies, LLC (CalHPS), is a Sacramento-based consulting firm with a deep commitment to policies that will improve California’s health care system.

Welcome to California Health Policy Strategies, LLC

California Health Policy Strategies, LLC (CalHPS), is a Sacramento-based consulting firm with a deep commitment to policies that will improve California’s health care system. Founded and led by David Panush, a veteran State Capitol staffer and former External Affairs Director for Covered California, CalHPS brings together an extraordinary team of experienced health policy and government practitioners. The CalHPS team is grounded in the practical world of how to make change and get things done. With a keen understanding of the Legislature, state and local government, and the public and private health care marketplace, CalHPS can offer insights and guidance to policy-makers and stakeholders who are trying to make a difference. Our team offers policy expertise in the following areas:

  • icon Affordable Care Act Implementation

  • icon Managed Care & Value Based Purchasing

  • icon Covered California

  • icon State and Local Health Care Systems

  • icon Health Insurance Regulation

  • icon County Health & Social Service Integration

  • icon Medi-Cal & Medicare

  • icon Information Technology Systems

our services

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    Problem Solving and Strategy

    Bringing together experience and deep understanding of the policy and political environment to identify solutions and successful strategies.

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    Coalition Building & Stakeholder Engagement

    Knowing how to bring the right people to the table to get results.

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    Policy & Fiscal Analysis

    Making the case with data and analytics.

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    Guidance in Navigating State and Local Government Policies, Procedures and Processes

    Understanding how government works and how to cut the “red tape” to get things done.

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    Staff Training, Mentoring, Recruitment

    Using experience to develop leadership and effective staff.