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Santa Clara Family Health Plan

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Mission: Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP) is a local, public, not-for-profit health plan dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the residents of Santa Clara County. Our mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive health care coverage for those who do not have access to, or are not able to purchase, good health care at an affordable price. Working in partnership with providers, we act as a bridge between the health care system and those who need coverage. We do this by offering comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision coverage through our health insurance programs: Medi-Cal and Healthy Kids (Medi-Cal is a public insurance program; Healthy Kids is a locally funded insurance program). Since 1997, SCFHP has partnered with providers to deliver high quality health care to our members. Through dedication to integrity, outstanding service, and care for our community, we work to ensure that everyone in our county can receive the care they need for themselves and for their families. We currently serve over 167,000 residents of Santa Clara County.

Target demographics: low income residents who cannot afford health coverage

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 150,000 members

Geographic areas served: Santa Clara County, California

Programs: health insurance through Medi-Cal and Healthy Kids programs.

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Santa Clara Family Health Plan does an amazing job of getting and keeping children insured in Santa Clara County. SCFHP insures the low-income children in our community through Healthy Families, Medi-Cal and Healthy Kids, a locally funded health insurance product unique in Santa Clara County. SCFHP was instrumental in the public-private partnership that created Healthy Kids. Healthy Kids is designed to provide comprehensive health insurance for those who do not qualify for existing programs and are financially unable to purchase coverage. Data shows that Healthy Kids and the other health insurance products offered by SCFHP have improved child outcomes such as school attendance and have decreased parents' worry about what they will do if their chid becomes ill. SCFHP has brought fantastic results for children in Santa Clara County.