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.
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.
The California Legislature held a joint hearing to consider rate regulation of health insurance premiums at which CHCF's Maribeth Shannon testified.
How do cancer patients find where to get the best treatment? CHCF's Stephanie Teleki looks at the knowledge gaps and discusses how CHCF is working to close them.
The California Department of Public Health, with funding from CHCF's Free the Data initiative, has launched an online portal for health data that can be freely used and shared. Free the Data
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.
What is the story you want to tell with your health data? This guide offers examples and tools for creating compelling data visualizations.
To promote greater transparency and accountability in California's health care system.