Overuse of prescription opioids has led to high rates of addiction and even death. Health care leaders discussed how to manage the use of high-dose opioids in the safety net.
Medi-Cal recently introduced managed care in 28 rural counties. How is the implementation going and which issues need tracking to ensure a successful transition?
Complex care management programs can help patients while minimizing unnecessary cost — but only if matched with the patients most likely to benefit from these services.
More than half of Californians get their health insurance through private carriers. This infographic shows how the largest plans stack up in terms of enrollment and revenue.
The medical loss ratio (MLR) is the percent of premium that health insurers spend on medical care and quality improvement activities. Three documents discuss the MLR and how it is used.
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.
A mandatory report to the California legislature provides an official reckoning of how many residents have gained health insurance and through which pathways.
Health plans rely on care coordinators and case managers to meet the social and medical needs of patients with complex conditions. Learn how plans invest in training to keep staff in these roles committed and sharp.
How hard is it for consumers in Covered California plans to get prescription drugs? It depends on the condition, which reflects trends in the larger insurance market.
At CHCF's Innovation Showcase, entrepreneurs shared with payers and providers 12 new ways to deliver mental and behavioral health care in safety-net settings.
Share of Cost Medi-Cal
County Programs for the Medically Indigent in California
Using Tracking Tools to Improve Patient Flow in Hospitals
Under Pressure: Front-Line Experiences of Medi-Cal Eligibility Workers
Enrolling in Medi-Cal: The Consumer Experience