Consumers with chronic diseases face challenging trade-offs when choosing health coverage, especially when it comes to out-of-pocket drug costs. We offer five examples.
The Children's Health Insurance Program has two more years of federal funding thanks to recent legislation. What does this mean for California?
Documented medical wishes can only inform care if they are known. We look at the landscape for adoption of a POLST registry in California and successful registries in other states.
Chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease are taking a toll on our state. This Almanac report looks at how five major diseases affect Californians.
Researchers have found that patients often receive treatment in the ICU that neither matches their preferences nor is likely to benefit them.
Millions of Californians with workplace-sponsored health plans are paying higher premiums and deductibles in return for reduced benefits, a survey shows.
Are Californians getting the care they need? This survey shows that some groups are having a more difficult time accessing care than others.
Emerging technologies are revolutionizing nursing. First in a series, this case study on laser imaging for wound care examines how nurses are embracing new ways to provide care.
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?
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