Health Reform & Public Programs Initiative
The state is at a turning point with the passage of health reform, which will impact how consumers get coverage, and greatly expand the number of Californians with insurance. We analyze next steps.
Will California physicians be able to handle the Medi-Cal population surge? This report looks at physician participation in Medi-Cal and its implications for access to care.
A CHCF compilation of 2011-2014 premium rates for individual health insurance policies outside of Covered California finds many plans' annual increases hovered around 10%.
At a symposium in Sacramento, experts and officials shared findings on ways to make Medi-Cal maternity care safer and less expensive.
Which type of Medi-Cal managed care plan does the best job caring for enrollees? A follow-up issue brief compares locally sponsored plans to commercial plans.
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How successful is the ACA for Californians who seek and provide care? This study offers early experiences of consumers and clinical organizations in the state.
Consumer enrollment in marketplace health plans was a defining moment for the ACA. User experiences with Covered California and HealthCare.gov are presented in two reports and a Health Affairs GrantWatch blog.
California's state-county partnership for health care is shifting under the ACA. This framework provides policymakers and stakeholders a way to understand the changes.
California can attempt to recoup certain Medi-Cal costs after an enrollee's death. Learn who could be subject to estate recovery and under what circumstances.
To support implementation of health reform and advance the effectiveness of California's public coverage programs.