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Overuse of prescription opioids has led to high rates of addiction and even death. Health care leaders discussed how to manage the use of high-dose opioids in the safety net.
Complex care management programs can help patients while minimizing unnecessary cost — but only if matched with the patients most likely to benefit from these services.
Medi-Cal recently introduced managed care in 28 rural counties. How is the implementation going and which issues need tracking to ensure a successful transition?
Co-sponsored by CHCF, new research finds scant evidence that large, nonprofit integrated health systems deliver higher quality care more efficiently.
When seniors and people with disabilities moved from fee-for-service Medi-Cal to managed care in 2011, people who chose plans were more satisfied than those auto-assigned.
How many solutions are hiding in plain sight? The latest installments in this series look at using data to prevent hospital-acquired infections and evaluating the impact of open data initiatives. Open Data
Data maps contrast the estimated need for palliative care with the uneven availability of hospital and community programs in California.
California's insurance market is set to undergo enormous changes as health reform takes full effect and millions become eligible for public insurance or private subsidies.
A mandatory report to the California legislature provides an official reckoning of how many residents have gained health insurance and through which pathways.
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