Commissioner Scott Coffin
Commissioner Scott Coffin is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Alameda Alliance for Health (Alliance) a $1B public non-profit health plan that serves more than 260,000 residents in Alameda County. Mr. Coffin oversees the entire operation of the health plan and ensures that all Alliance members receive timely access to quality health care and the highest levels of customer service. He has more than 22 years of experience in health care leadership, including health plan management and hospital administration, and has dedicated the last nine years of his career integrating Medicare and Medicaid services, improving access to care, and implementing quality improvement programs.
In addition to serving as a First 5 Alameda County Commissioner, Mr. Coffin serves on the Board of Local Health Plans of California (LHPC). He continues the work of innovating community-focused partnerships to address unmet needs, to improve the overall quality of life by improving health and health outcomes among underserved and aging populations.
Prior to joining the Alliance, Mr. Coffin served as the Executive Director for Anthem Blue Cross, Northern CA and oversaw the operations for over 500,000 Medi-Cal members in 18 urban and rural counties in Northern California. Mr. Coffin founded the DeSante Group LLC, a health care consulting firm that delivered Medicaid integration services to senior leaders at state health agencies, health plans, hospitals and physician groups. He also has held leadership positions with the Health Plan of San Joaquin, Blue Shield of California, Sutter Health Hospitals, and Vision Service Plan. Mr. Coffin earned his degree in business administration at California State University in San Bernardino, and continued his professional development and education at Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business.
Commissioner Scott Coffin resides in Oakland with his wife and two children..