Californians use outpatient surgery centers for many same-day procedures, yet fragmented oversight makes it difficult to get information about these facilities and the quality of care they provide.
The exchange of behavioral health information is constrained by operational challenges and legal concerns. Manatt Health describes the regulatory framework for sharing such data in California.
A mandatory report to the California legislature provides an official reckoning of how many residents have gained health insurance and through which pathways.
CHCF has sponsored the Health Care Forecast Conference at UC Irvine for more than a decade. Presentations from 2015 are now available.
The July Health Affairs focuses on how Medicaid has reshaped care delivery and how it can leverage its influence as a dominant player to push additional reforms.
A longtime observer of California's health insurance marketplace describes how the state could reduce redundancy in regulation under the Affordable Care Act.
Painkiller overprescribing and misuse is on the rise. Learn how different sectors of the health care safety net are addressing this problem in Alameda County.
Gaps in access to care still disproportionately affect people in poor health and those with disabilities. Researchers compared Medi-Cal with employer-based coverage and Medicaid in other states.
Recent business consolidation in health care has spurred a need to weigh the benefits of integrating services against antitrust concerns.
Mission investing, which aims to generate both social and financial returns, is gaining attention in philanthropic and investment circles. A survey of health-related mission investors shows how it's being done.
Share of Cost Medi-Cal
County Programs for the Medically Indigent in California
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Under Pressure: Front-Line Experiences of Medi-Cal Eligibility Workers
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