Deputy Director, Healthcare Information Division
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Ron Spingarn oversees the collection, release and public reporting of healthcare quality and financial data by OSHPD’s Healthcare Information Division. Since 2000, healthcare policy positions for the State of CA that he has held include Legislative & External Affairs Director for the board administering the Children’s Health Insurance Program (2006-08), Legislative Staff for State Senator & Senate Insurance Committee Chair (2004-06), and Manager and acting Legislative Coordinator at Department of Managed Health Care (2000-04). Previously, he worked for universities, local government, and community-based and international health organizations, focusing on behavioral health and HIV/AIDS prevention and care for more than 10 years.
He received a Master of Science from Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, and a Bachelor of Science from Boston University, College of Communication.