Orange County has largely recovered from the economic downturn, yet socioeconomic variation persists, and Medi-Cal coverage has spiked.
Orange County: Changing Market Fuels New Models of Provider Collaboration (669 K)
Orange County Regional Market: Quick Reference Guide, 2016 (613 K)
Since 2010, Orange County has largely recovered from the economic downturn and remains a relatively well-educated community with high rates of private insurance coverage overall. Still, socioeconomic variation persists in this county, with the number of low-income residents growing and a large jump in the proportion of the population that gained Medi-Cal coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Other key findings include:
The complete 2016 report and a quick reference guide are available under Document Downloads.
CHCF has updated a series of issue briefs that examine the health care markets in seven regions of California: Fresno, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside/San Bernardino, Sacramento, San Diego, and the San Francisco Bay Area. These issue briefs highlight the state's changing health care systems following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. They are published as part of the CHCF California Health Care Almanac, an online clearinghouse for key data and analyses examining California's health care system.
Briefing — All Health Care Is Local: California's Diverse Health Economies