Three governing committees oversee the Value Based Pay for Performance (VBP4P) program. Committee membership includes equal representation from health plans and physician organizations.  Committee chairs are respected industry leaders who facilitate the technical measurement, incentive payment design, and strategic direction of the VBP4P program.

Value Based P4P Governance Committee

Role: Set the strategy and direction for the VBP4P program and serve as its governing body. 


Richard Fish: Brown & Toland Physicians


Ray Chicoine: Monarch Healthcare
Larry deGhetaldi, MD: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Terri Guzy: Health Net
Terry Hill, MD: Hill Physicians
Don Hufford, MD: Western Health Advantage
Barsam Kasravi, MD: Anthem
Deanna Kyrimis: Arch Health Partners
Teri Lauenstein: Cigna
Janet Lundbye: UnitedHealthcare
Philip Madvig, MD: The Permanente Medical Group
Arminé Papouchian: Blue Shield of California
Mark Schafer, MD: MemorialCare Medical Foundation
Cary Shames, DO: Sharp Health Plan
Greg Stevens: Aetna
Michael Weiss, DO: CHOC Health Alliance

Value Based P4P Technical Measurement Committee

Role: Advise the VBP4P Governance Committee on technical issues related to measurement.


Mike Weiss, DO: CHOC Health Alliance


Parag Agnihotri, MD: Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
Marnie Baker, MD: MemorialCare Medical Group
Christine Castano, MD: HealthCare Partners
Cheryl Damberg, PhD: RAND
Ellen Fagan: Cigna
John Ford, MD (interim Chair): Family Practice Physician
Peggy Haines: Health Net
Chris Jioras: Humboldt-Del Norte IPA
Janeth Kim, MD: Aetna
Boyd Lebow: Blue Shield of California
Ranyan Lu, PhD: UnitedHealthcare
Leticia Schumann: Anthem Blue Cross
Kristy Thornton:  Pacific Business Group on Health
Ralph Vogel, PhD:  SoCal Permanente Medical Group

Value Based P4P Technical Payment Committee

Role: Advise the VBP4P Governance Committee on technical issues related to incentive payment design.


Michael van Duren, MD: Sutter Health

Mollie Allan: Sharp Health Plan
Carla Allison: Cigna
Eric French: Health Net
Caroline Goldzweig, MD: Cedars Sinai
Ritu Grover: Aetna
Travis Herzog: Anthem Blue Cross
Leigh Hutchins: NAMM California
Anil Keswani: Scripps Health
Matthew Low: UnitedHealthcare
Khanh Nguyen: Hill Physicians
Judy Shubin: MemorialCare Medical Foundation
Alexander Vojta: Blue Shield of California