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St. John’s Community Health Honors L.A. Care CEO With Champion Award

Friday, September 16, 2022

St. John’s Community Health is holding its 2022 Moveable Feast this weekend, during which they will bestow its Champion Award upon John Baackes, the CEO of L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly operated health plan in the country. St. John’s is honoring Baackes for his leadership of the plan that allows millions of Los Angeles County residents to receive access to quality and affordable health care.

St. John’s strives for health equity, addressing the health care needs of low-income people in Central and South Los Angeles and Compton, providing health care and social services to individuals and families, regardless of their ability to pay. L.A. Care and Baackes are longtime supporters of St. John’s efforts and are proud to be recognized during this 8th annual fundraising event. St. John’s is also recognizing April Verrett, President of SEIU Local 2015. She is receiving the Visionary Award.

During the Movable Feast, L.A.’s best restaurants come together to donate their time, talent and passion to promote access to health services for underserved Angelenos.

The 2022 Moveable Feast is being held:
Sunday, September 18
City Market Social House
1145 San Pedro Street, Los Angeles
3:30 pm

You can purchase tickets for the event here.


About L.A. Care Health Plan

L.A. Care Health Plan serves more than 2.7 million members in Los Angeles County, making it the largest publicly operated health plan in the country. L.A. Care offers four health coverage plans including Medi-Cal, L.A. Care Covered™, L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan and the PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan, all dedicated to being accountable and responsive to members. As a public entity, L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for L.A. County's low-income communities, and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose. L.A. Care prioritizes quality, access and inclusion, elevating health care for all of L.A. County. For more information, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


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