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Optometrists (Kaiser)

Officers

David Huang, OD
President
Mary Cavanaugh, OD
1st Vice President & Union Partnership Representative
Email: Mary.Cavanaugh@unacuhcp.org
Madhu Chawla, OD
2nd Vice President
Marsha Vinson, OD
Secretary
Mayra Berdugo, OD
Treasurer
Daniel Pollack, OD
Parliamentarian

Contract Specialist

Marsha Vinson, OD
2017 Contract Specialist
Cell: 626-825-1268
Email: kpasco.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Optometrists (Kaiser) News

A Safer Workplace for California Health Care Workers Begins April 1

Posted on March 31, 2017

Following years of advocacy work, UNAC/UHCP registered nurses and health care professionals will finally see their efforts come to fruition with the implementation of new workplace violence prevention regulations on April 1.

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ACA Repeal Bill Pulled from US House Ahead of Vote

Posted on March 24, 2017

UNAC/UHCP applauds the withdrawal of the Affordable Care Act repeal legislation in the US House of Representatives on March 24. We remain vigilant should lawmakers decide to introduce another repeal bill in the future which would cost millions of Americans their health care.

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UNAC/UHCP Members Got on the Bus to Protect Patients and Community

Posted on March 17, 2017

Busloads of health care professionals delivered petitions to local Congressmen in Riverside County and San Diego County on March 17, calling on them to protect and improve Americans’ access to quality, affordable health care, not weaken it.

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Get on the Bus to Protect Health Care

Posted on March 6, 2017

SIGN UP NOW: We’re going to load buses full of UNAC/UHCP members to visit local Congress members whose votes on health care will impact us all.

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UNAC/UHCP Visits Congresswoman Walters

Posted on March 3, 2017

On March 3, a delegation of UNAC/UHCP members visited the office of Orange County Congresswoman Mimi Walters to deliver a petition expressing our concerns and calling on her to protect access to quality, affordable health care for our patients and loved ones.

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February Member Newsletter

Posted on February 27, 2017

The February 2017 member newsletter features stories on our new UNAC/UHCP Secretary, the future of health care, the hard fought victory for patient care at Sharp, community service updates, and other articles of note to UNAC/UHCP members.

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Thank You from House of Ruth Families

Posted on February 13, 2017

With the help of UNAC/UHCP members’ generous donations, House of Ruth provided holiday gifts and food for 462 women and children victimized by domestic violence. Read the inspirational thank you notes sent on behalf of families served by House of Ruth.

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What Happens to Health Care Now?

Posted on February 6, 2017

Efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act are moving forward quickly, with no solid plan for replacement in sight. Repeal of ACA without adequate replacement is quite literally a matter of life and death for our patients and some of our family members and friends.

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Advance Practice Provider Reimbursement Forms

Posted on February 5, 2017

Effective January 1, 2017, Full-time and Part-time Advance Practice Providers will again be eligible to receive up to $500.00 in reimbursements for expenses incurred in obtaining CME/CEU credits earned.

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Kaiser PSP Update

Posted on February 1, 2017

Coalition Union Brothers and Sisters, Good news. Your hard work has paid off. Under the Performance Sharing Plan (PSP), our qualifying union members will receive a final payout based on the 2016 performance goals reached by each medical center and regional operation in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California region.

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