The federal Affordable Care Act will radically transform how Californians obtain health insurance. CHCF examines the changes for the state and scopes out the winding road ahead.
Implementing National Health Reform in California: Payment and Delivery System Changes (793 K)
Implementing National Health Reform in California: Opportunities for Improved Access to Care (773 K)
Implementing National Health Reform in California: Changes to Public and Private Insurance (823 K)
The Affordable Care Act: An Implementation Timeline for California (8x11) (125 K)
The Affordable Care Act: An Implementation Timeline for California (11x17) (122 K)
The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) will transform the way Californians obtain and pay for health insurance. The state is well on the road to implementing aspects of the law, which was largely upheld by the US Supreme Court in June 2012. Once the law is fully implemented, up to 92% of the state's nonelderly population will be covered by a health plan, through an employer, a new health insurance exchange market, or expansions to public benefit programs such as Medi-Cal.
Over the coming months, CHCF will continue to support the state in implementation and update some of the resources below as needed:
These publications are available as Document Downloads. Learn more about CHCF's Health Reform and Public Programs Initiative.