Senator Lou Correa to Receive Health Care Champion Award


Hospital & Healthcare Management / Healthcare News / 14th Oct. 2010 :– Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) will be honored for his willingness to support the health care community and expand access to care when he receives the California Hospital Association (CHA) Health Care Champion Award during a special ceremony at noon, Monday, October 18, 2010 at the Hospital Association of Southern California’s (HASC) Orange County Regional Office in Garden Grove.

The award recognizes Sen. Correa for his continued efforts to expand funding for the Medical Services Initiative (MSI) program, preserving necessary support for health care providers that serve the uninsured, thereby preserving access to health care for the MSI population. Sen. Correa has also been critical in efforts to secure funding to expand timely treatment and capacity for those suffering mental health emergencies, freeing up emergency room space for others needing emergency medical services.

WHO: Senator Lou Correa

CHA President/CEO C. Duane Dauner

HASC Regional Vice President Julie Puentes

WHAT: Presentation of Health Care Champion Award

WHEN: Monday, October 18, 2010

Noon – 1:30pm

WHERE: HASC Regional Office

12399 Lewis Street, Suite 103

Garden Grove

WHY: In recognition of Senator Correa’s longtime commitment to health care, patients and hospitals

SOURCE Hospital Association of Southern California