Hector De La Torre

Executive Director, Transamerica Center for Health Studies

Hector De La Torre is the Executive Director of the Transamerica Center for Health Studies, a nonprofit focused on helping consumers and businesses navigate the health care landscape. De La Torre was chosen to lead this new initiative because of his private and public sector experience, particularly his leadership role on health care and advocating for consumers and businesses. Among his accomplishments as an elected official were expanding access to doctors in underserved communities, consumer protections against retroactive cancellation of health insurance, and supporting facilities improvements at Children’s Hospitals.

"I feel that the Transamerica Center for Health Studies is a public service—consumers and businesses are looking for help as they try to navigate the shifting health care landscape," said De La Torre. "We at TCHS are committed to helping them better understand their options to make good health care decisions."

De La Torre is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Occidental College in Los Angeles and serves on the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as a gubernatorial appointee. De La Torre served as a State Assemblymember for California’s 50th District from 2004-2010. Prior to that, he was Mayor and Councilmember in his hometown of South Gate. De La Torre was also a Manager at the County of Los Angeles Superior Court and served as Manager at Southern California Edison. Previous to those positions, he was Assistant/Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
1:10 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Special Enrollment Period for ACA

Greg and Hector discuss some of the lesser known points of the special enrollment period for those uninsured in 2014.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
3:57 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Tax Season

Tax Season and the penalty associated with the ACA.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
3:44 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

SHOP

The Small Business Health Option Program.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
1:42 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Healthy Behaviors

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Some advice on how to try and stay healthy and the current state of American and health.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
3:03 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Employer Mandates

What businesses need to know about 2015 mandates.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
4:10 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

ACA Deadline

What can you do if you missed the Open Enrollment deadline of 2/15/15?


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
6:46 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

ClearPath – Special One-Hour Edition – Getting Ready for Retirement

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A special one-hour edition of ClearPath  at 7 pm with guest experts Nicole Duritz, AARP, and Mary Beth Franklin, InvestmentNews will offer unique insights and clear-cut advice about Medicare and Social Security benefits, and the decisions Americans getting ready for retirement need to make.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
3:27 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Women and the Affordable Care Act One Year Later

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How have women been interacting with the ACA.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
1:33 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Health Insurance Basics for the Newly Insured

7 Million people signed up for health insurance last year.  We'll discuss navigating this new arena.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
4:04 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Preparing for Medicare

Baby Boomers are facing Medicare age and the things you should do to prepare are discussed.

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