Fast Facts


  • Structure: Alameda Alliance for Health (the Alliance) is a not-for-profit Local Health Plan created by and for the residents of Alameda County to provide low-cost and no-cost health care coverage. In 2011, the Alliance ranked ninth on the San Francisco Business Times list of “largest HMOs” in the Greater Bay Area.  
  • Purpose: Make high-quality health care services accessible and affordable to lower income residents of Alameda County through a network of public and private health care providers. 
  • Established: January 1996
  • Service Area: Alameda County, CA, currently home to an estimated 1.5 million residents
  • Corporate status: Not-for-profit public entity
  • Headquarters: 1240 South Loop Road, Alameda, CA 94502
  • Community Office: Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline Street, Suite 160, Berkeley, CA 94703
  • Number of Employees: 150
  • Plan Membership: 193,700 (as of February 2014)

Health Care Plans

  • Medi-Cal. A federal and state-funded health insurance program for low-income families and children, people with disabilities, and seniors who qualify for help. Provides primary, acute, and long-term care. No premiums or co-payments for the lowest-income beneficiaries.
  • Alliance Group Care. Employer-sponsored plan providing affordable and comprehensive health care to In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers in Alameda County.
  • Alliance CompleteCare. A Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan (SNP) specifically designed for Alameda County seniors and people with disabilities who are dually eligible for both Medicare and Medi-Cal.

Chief Executive Officers

Ingrid Lamirault, Chief Executive Officer
Lily Boris, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Zina Glover, Chief Operations Officer
David Buhler, Chief Administrative Officer
Leila Saadat, Chief Strategy Officer
David Nolan, Chief Performance Officer
Elia Gallardo, Esq., Executive Director, Duals Program