SACRAMENTO (AP) – California’s health insurance exchange has announced the pay for three new hires.
Former state finance director Ana Matosantos will make $120,000 for a six-month consulting contract. A news release issued Monday by the exchange, Covered California, says her areas of focus will include “financial sustainability” and “evaluation analytics.”READ MORE: Blind Youth Football Player In Modesto Scores Touchdown In Team's Win
The contract of another consultant, Jeffrey Rideout, was extended for a year at a cost of $411,000. Rideout teaches at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. He advises on clinical quality, network management and other areas.READ MORE: Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car In Sacramento
Garrison Rios, who has two decades of health care administration experience, will be paid $165,000 a year as the exchange’s director of communications and marketing.
All are being paid from the pool of $1 billion in federal grant money the exchange has received to date.MORE NEWS: Wildfire Smoke Returns To Region As Folsom Renaissance Faire Returns
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