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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

History of Excellence


In 1973 Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) began enrolling Medi-cal patients into our Health Plan. As the first County Sponsored Health Plan in California, we began a long tradition of ground breaking innovation. In the ensuing years, CCHP continued to be a model for health plans around the country as we expanded our membership to include Medicare beneficiaries, County Employees, Private Individuals and Families, Small and Large Business Groups.

In 1997 CCHP was designated the County's Local Initiative for Medi-cal Managed care and in 1998 we became the Community Provider for children eligible for the Healthy Families Program.

In 2001 CCHP's Advice Nurse Program received National Accreditation through URAQ, THE INDUSTRY LEADER IN MEDICAL MANAGEMENT and in 2006 CCHP was chosen as the lead agency for the Health Coverage Initiative, expanding Health Coverage to thousands of uninsured residents of Contra Costa County.

In 2008 CCHP celebrated 35 years and 80,000+ members.

In 2011 CCHP enrolled over 90% of Seniors and Persons with Disabilities who are mandated to choose a Managed Care Health Plan in Contra Costa County.

Today, with over 100,000 members and anticipating the expansion of Medi-cal under the Affordable Care Act, CCHP continues to be a model organization in California's Health Care Reform implementation.

Service Excellence Award from Contra Costa County Health Services Department for Reducing Health Disparities.
Honorable Mention Safety Net Award for Reducing Health Disparities through CCHP's Good Health Check-Up Program from the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH).

Superior HEDIS Performance for Healthy Families.
Honorable Mention for Compliance in Facility Site Review from the California Department of Health Care Services for Medi-cal Managed Care.
Superior HEDIS Performance for Healthy Families.

Next Generation Vision Award from PerformRx for High Performance and Innovation in Health Care.

ACAP Award for Ten Years of Excellence as Safety Net Plan.
California Department of Health Services Award for Most Improved Quality of Service and Support.
UCSF Action Program Certificate of Recognition for "Contributions towards improving the quality and equality of care for patients".

Action Program of UCSF Award of Improving Equality of Care for Patients.

BANPAC for food/beverage policy contributing to Healthy Environment for Staff and Members.