Amber Kemp
Vice President, Health Care Coverage

 Amber Kemp provides advocacy and support regarding government-funded programs and other health care coverage policy issues affecting California hospitals and health systems.  She also leads the CHA Community Benefit Committee.  Amber represents CHA members on various state-level advisory groups and committees and is a frequent speaker on California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Amber has an extensive background in Medi-Cal and previously worked in the director’s office at the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) where she managed implementation of the Medi-Cal Section 1115 “Bridge to Reform” Waiver for the $3.3 B Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments program for designated and non-designated public hospitals. Prior to joining DHCS, she served as a special assistant to state Board of Equalization member Betty T. Yee.

Amber has a master’s degree in business administration from Mills College in Oakland.


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