January 14, 1993 |
In a move toward overhauling the state's public health care delivery system, State Health Director Molly Joel Coye unveiled a plan Wednesday to impose a managed health care plan for the state's 5 million Medi-Cal recipients.
May 29, 1992 |
Molly J. Coye, whose confirmation as director of health services got snagged in controversy over a proposed nuclear waste dump and the diversion of anti-smoking funds to other programs, was unanimously approved by the Senate on Thursday. The qualifications of Coye, a physician who speaks fluent Spanish and Mandarin and served as commissioner of public health of New Jersey, were applauded and never challenged during her drawn-out two-month confirmation.
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August 21, 1993 |
Dr. Molly Coye, who has served as state director of public health for 27 months, announced her resignation effective Sept. 20 to become vice president of a San Jose-based health organization. Coye, 45, was director of public health at Johns Hopkins University before Gov. Pete Wilson named her to head the 4,600-employee state agency, which provides $16 billion annually in Medi-Cal and other health services to an estimated 6 million Californians.
October 27, 1991 |
It's an awkward time to be California's top public-health official: Six million Californians have no health insurance, health-care costs are well above the national average and the state has been facing an unprecedented budget crisis. Dr. Molly Joel Coye became director of the Department of Health Services in June. Now she must preside over $30.
February 15, 1993 |
JOB FRONT: California Secretary of State March Fong Eu is shopping for an ambassadorship, destination unknown. . . . Dr. Mark Smith, vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation in San Francisco, is frequently mentioned as a possibility to fill the post of White House AIDS czar. He's highly regarded in the AIDS community. His wife, Dr. Molly Joel Coye, runs California's Department of Health Services.