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November 21, 2018
John E. McClain Named Director of Human Resources at BETA Healthcare Group

September 13, 2018
A.M. Best Affirms BETA Healthcare Group’s “A” (Excellent) Rating and Stable Outlook

April 3rd, 2018
April Johnson Named Vice President of Claims at BETA Healthcare Group effective January 1, 2019

February 16th, 2018
Corey Grove Named Senior Vice President of Insurance Operations at BETA Healthcare Group

October 24th, 2017
BETA Healthcare Group Becomes a Significant Contributor to Risk Management Efforts and Education in Washington and Oregon

August 21st, 2017
BETA Healthcare Group Maintains its “A (Excellent)” Rating from A.M. Best Business Insurance

June 29th, 2017
William Scribner Named Vice President of Business Intelligence for BETA Healthcare Group

May 31st, 2017
BETA Risk Management Authority Announces Dividends to Liability Members Totaling $13 million

April 5th, 2017
Deborah C. Verdream Named Vice President of Human Resources and Administration of BETA Healthcare Group

February 21st, 2017
BETA Healthcare Group teams with Milliman Datalytics-Defense to develop data-driven defense strategies

January 11th, 2017
Dave McGhee Named Vice President of Workers’ Compensation of BETA Healthcare Group

January 4th, 2017
BETA Healthcare Group Closes Merger With ALPHA Fund

October 3rd, 2016
BETA Healthcare Group Announces Expansion Into Oregon and Washington

September 15th, 2016
BETA Healthcare Group Maintains Its “A (Excellent)” Rating by A.M. Best

September 6th, 2016
Daniel J. Sevilla, Jr. Named Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of BETA Healthcare Group Adobe Acrobat PDF

August 23rd, 2016
ALPHA Fund and BETA Healthcare Group Boards Approve Merger

May 6th, 2016
BETA Risk Management Authority Announces Dividends Totaling $14 Million

June 17th, 2015
BETA Healthcare Group Upgraded to an “A (Excellent)” Rating by A.M. Best

April 1st, 2015
BETA Healthcare Group Launches Alternative Risk and Insurance Services

August 25th, 2014
BETA Healthcare Group Partners with the California Hospital Patient Safety Organization to Eliminate Preventable Patient Harm Adobe Acrobat PDF

June 10th, 2014
BETA Healthcare Group Promotes Patient and Family-Centered Care to California Hospitals

June 5th, 2013
BETA Risk Management Authority Declares Another $10 Million Special Dividend

April 2nd, 2013
BETA Healthcare Group Delivers Online Education Targeted to Risk Management Professionals

October 31st, 2012
A.M. BEST Rates BETA Healthcare Group “A− (Excellent)” for 15 Years in a Row

July 2nd, 2012
BETA Healthcare Group returns dividends reducing premiums by 30%—plus for
California—based healthcare facilities
Adobe Acrobat PDF

March 21st, 2012
BETA Healthcare Group’s Risk Management Programs Have Improved Patient Safety for Many California Hospitals and Medical Groups

November 17th, 2011
BETA Healthcare Group Expands Patient Safety Outreach with New Initiative Aimed at Emergency Departments Adobe Acrobat PDF

August 15th, 2011
BETA Awards 14 California Hospitals for Completing Program with 100% Participation Adobe Acrobat PDF


January 3rd, 2017
BETARMA is proud to announce our merger with ALPHA Fund

October 4th, 2016
ASHRM Awards Fellowship to Laurel Grisbach, RN, BSN, CPHRM

September 19th, 2016
Al Duke, RN, M.B.A., B.S.N., CEN receives credential of Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)

April 24th, 2015
BETA Declares $10 Million Special Dividend

June 8th, 2012
BETA Declares $10 Million Special Dividend

January 10th, 2012
BETA Healthcare Group and Emmi Solutions Partner to Deliver Results at John Muir Medical Center

July 1st, 2011
100% Member Retention

June 20th, 2011
A.M. Best Reaffirms BETA Healthcare Group’s “A− (Excellent)” Rating with a “Stable” Outlook

June 10th, 2011
Second Special Dividend in 12 Months

News Articles

July, 2013
A Healthcare Insurer’s Approach to Reducing Perinatal Risk - APS and BETA Healthcare Group Adobe Acrobat PDF

June 9th, 2011
High Marks for Labor & Delivery Department - Lompoc Valley Medical Center

November 23rd, 2010
Mendocino Coast District Hospital Obstetrics Service Receives Award of Excellence Adobe Acrobat PDF

November 2nd, 2010
Lompoc Valley Medical Center earns obstetric training award

June 23rd, 2010
Natividad Medical Center honored for maternity care


Audrey Kauffman, Chief Information Officer, BETA Healthcare Group

Deanna Tarnow, Director, Risk Management & Patient Safety, BETA Healthcare Group

Heather Gocke, Vice President of Risk Management & Patient Safety, BETA Healthcare Group

Jim Raggio, CEO, Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC), Chair, BETA Healthcare Group

Laurel Grisbach, Director, Risk Management & Patient Safety, BETA Healthcare Group

R. Corey Grove, Senior Vice President, Insurance Operations, BETA Healthcare Group

Marty Lockwood, Director of Litigation, BETA Healthcare Group

Tom Wander, CEO, BETA Healthcare Group

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