Market & Policy Monitor Program
Good information is the foundation for good decisionmaking. We provide reliable data and analysis on cost and quality for policymakers, the industry, and the public, to improve care.
Newly updated to include breast cancer, prostate cancer, and spine procedures, this CHCF-sponsored research shows that practice patterns vary dramatically from place to place.
Medi-Cal is the main source of health insurance for one in five Californians. This report provides an overview of the program's key features, describes how the program is evolving, and examines the challenges ahead.
Finding the right long term care arrangement for a loved one can be a tremendous strain at an already trying time. Learn how CalQualityCare.org can help guide your decision process.
Some hospitals provide better care than others. CalHospitalCompare.org rates California facilities on clinical quality, patient experience, and patient safety, helping consumers clarify their options.
Following a 2011 CHCF study of geographic medical variation in California, leaders in Humboldt County came together to examine the causes of variation in their region. A multimedia story recounts what transpired.
The California Joint Replacement Registry collects data on device efficacy, surgical techniques, and patient outcomes for hip and knee replacements. A new report details how this CHCF-sponsored effort is faring.
California workers are getting squeezed by fewer employers offering health care coverage while premiums and cost-sharing rise. See results from the employer survey.
State policymakers are hungry for health care data to help inform their decisions. What types of data are they interested in, and how would they make it available?
To promote greater transparency and accountability in California's health care system.