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.
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.
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.
CHCF and Consumer Reports have again released ratings on more than 170 California physician groups, now available in the Feb. 2015 issue of Consumer Reports and at CalQualityCare.org.
Co-sponsored by CHCF, new research finds scant evidence that large, nonprofit integrated health systems deliver higher quality care more efficiently.
For patients considering elective surgery, geography matters. This interactive map presents usage rates across California and highlights unexplained variation for a host of procedures.
Over the last few years, the quality of health care in California has improved on a number of measures. However, significant racial and ethnic disparities persist in some areas.
Many health care consumers are unaware they are creating a trail of data that can be combined with other personal information, author Jane Sarasohn-Kahn warns in a Health Affairs GrantWatch blog post.
To promote greater transparency and accountability in California's health care system.