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Tom McCaffery, vice president, California state partnerships, Blue Shield of California
Sacramento Business Journal

Tom McCaffrey’s affable air and quick smile belie the stress he’s under. He heads up Blue Shield of California’s CalPERS unit — and the Public Employees’ Retirement System is beating the bushes for new HMO partners for its health benefits pool. Blue Shield is one of two statewide plans with this business now, but the only one in the cross hairs because Kaiser has been given a pass to stay in the program without rebidding for the business.