California workers are getting squeezed by fewer employers offering health care coverage while premiums and cost-sharing rise. See results from the employer survey.
California's health care safety net is a complex web of programs and providers that serve low-income, uninsured residents. See a snapshot before health reform takes full effect.
Private health insurers covered two-thirds of all Californians and brought in $111 billion in revenue in 2011. This report examines enrollment, market share, financial performance, and consumer satisfaction ahead of health reform.
California's acute care hospitals experienced capacity changes between 2001 and 2010. Most have adjusted to economic stresses and many have improved their financial status.
Who are California's uninsured? This annual Almanac report provides data on those who are uninsured and their income levels, work status, age, and ethnicity.
Compared to the nation, more of California's children have public health coverage and fewer have coverage through their parents' work. This Almanac report looks at trends in children's coverage.
How does California rate on quality of health care for select clinical areas and patient conditions? Despite improvements on some measures, the state struggles to close other persistent gaps.
The quality of health care varies depending on where it is delivered. California has experienced improvement in some care delivery settings but still lags in others.
This annual snapshot is an easy-to-use reference tool that provides general background on United States medical spending, with details for California where available.
A great deal is known about who gets cancer and who dies from it, but little data exists on the quality and cost of cancer care in California. This CHCF Almanac report looks at what we know in our state.
A CHCF survey finds Medi-Cal enrollees are largely pleased with the service they receive, but access and enrollment issues could spell challenges ahead.
California ranked among the lowest in the nation for per-capita health spending in 2009. Still, the total was $230 billion. This addendum to Health Care Costs 101 breaks it down.
California's 271 rural health clinics are key providers of primary care to elderly and low-income populations. This report presents an overview of the patients they serve and the obstacles they face.
Californians are increasingly concerned about the cost and accessibility of their health care. This report looks at what consumers know about their coverage, and what drives their health care decisions.
Most Californians would prefer to die a natural death at home without becoming a burden on family. Yet according to this survey, a disconnect exists between what they want and reality.
The number of in-hospital palliative care programs in California has grown steadily since 2007. California's acute care hospitals describe their palliative care programs in this survey.
The stability of California's community clinics is delineated through both financial and productivity indicators. This study found that while revenues climbed from 2006 to 2009, expenses grew even faster.
This report provides a comprehensive overview of health IT adoption and use in California among physicians, hospitals, and community clinics, and reveal overall growth in adoption, with certain gaps.
Nursing, the largest profession in California, faces expanding responsibilities for care and an aging workforce. This Almanac report, updated every three years, examines California's nursing workforce, including supply, education, and demographics.
This CHCF Almanac report, updated every three years, looks at California's physicians in terms of supply relative to population, the types of patients served, physician demographics, education and training, compensation, and other factors.