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Janice Frates

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Janice Frates

Professor, Health Care Administration
California State University, Long Beach
health care administration
managed health care and policy
Medicaid and HMOs
community clinics
uninsured California residents
marketing in the managed health professions


Janice Frates is an associate professor of health care administration at Cal State Long Beach. She has taught health policy, management and marketing in the Health Care Administration Program at Cal State Long Beach since 1997. Previously, she worked as a business analysis consultant for the Southern California region of Kaiser Permanente Health Plan; as director or vice president of planning and government relations for a community health group, a Medicaid HMO and the San Ysidro Health Center; a health economist for the San Diego-Imperial Counties Health Systems Agency; vice president of a healthcare marketing and consulting firm specializing in hospital-sponsored physician networks; and a futures research management consultant for the Lutheran Hospital Society of Southern California during its transition to become the UniHealth system. Her recent research and publications focus on Medicaid managed care and state health policy options to expand health insurance coverage for the uninsured.

Cal State Long Beach Department of Health Care Administration
1250 Bellflower Blvd. E-TEC Room 101
Long Beach  California  90840
United States
Office Phone: 
(562) 985-5394
Office Fax: 
(949) 515-0191


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