CHCF sponsors a series in the Journal of General Internal Medicine dedicated to new ways of organizing, improving, and delivering quality health care. Series articles are open access.
People who use cell phones, credit cards, websites, store coupons, and medical devices leave a trail of data that are often harnessed by third parties, sometimes without consumers' knowledge.
A Health Affairs article explores the value big data and clinical analytics could bring to health care, especially under payment reform.
In the past 50 years, the way health care is financed has changed, with private payers and public insurance paying for more care. This interactive graphic shows who paid for the nation's health care and how much it cost.
The picture of US health spending in 2012 was restrained. It marks the fourth straight year of historically low growth — only 3.7% — and no increase in health care's share of the economy.
This map of grantees shows the breadth of Innovation Center investments in California working to test innovative payment and care delivery models to reduce costs and maintain or improve quality of care for recipients of Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP.
How are insurance shoppers outside California faring with the federal HealthCare.gov website? Direct observation of online enrollees shows ways the marketplace can be improved.
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.
Integrating palliative care into benefit designs, reimbursement policies, and care management can be daunting for payers. A summary of examples and best practices helps point the way.
How is health care regulated in California? This tool shows how state agencies work to oversee the delivery of health care services and what information about oversight is available to the public.
County Programs for the Medically Indigent in California
Share of Cost Medi-Cal
Under Pressure: Front-Line Experiences of Medi-Cal Eligibility Workers
Enrolling in Medi-Cal: The Consumer Experience
Equipped for Efficiency: Improving Nursing Care Through Technology