California can attempt to recoup certain Medi-Cal costs after an enrollee's death. Learn who could be subject to estate recovery and under what circumstances.
Patients should receive the appropriate level of care — no more and no less. But how is that sweet spot determined? This guide helps organizations get started on reducing unwarranted variations in care.
Palliative care is taking root to serve people with advanced illness in clinics and homes. Over 20 community-based programs in California share their promising practices.
An interactive infographic gives a behind-the-scenes look at the online application process for Covered California and how different individuals and families experience it.
If primary care physicians know the price of the medications they prescribe, they are more likely to discuss affordability and adherence and encourage shared decisionmaking with patients.
Will California physicians be able to handle the Medi-Cal population surge? This report looks at physician participation in Medi-Cal and its implications for access to care.
A CHCF compilation of 2011-2014 premium rates for individual health insurance policies outside of Covered California finds many plans' annual increases hovered around 10%.
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.
Share of Cost Medi-Cal
County Programs for the Medically Indigent in California
Under Pressure: Front-Line Experiences of Medi-Cal Eligibility Workers
Enrolling in Medi-Cal: The Consumer Experience
Using Tracking Tools to Improve Patient Flow in Hospitals