Held: December 17, 2014
Hear experts from California and other states with DSRIP programs discuss differences in design, identify lessons learned, and foster new insights and ideas as California redesigns its program.
Information about cancer care quality in California is lacking. The California Cancer Registry houses important data, which, if linked with other data sources, could help fill the gaps.
Held: October 16, 2014
Hear about new research on Medi-Cal enrollees' access to care prior to implementation of the ACA. The findings serve as an important baseline that enables policymakers and the public to monitor access to care for low-income Californians.
Held: October 1, 2014
Experts discussed how to use data to improve maternity care — essential to advancing Californians' health and helping to put the Medi-Cal safety net on sound financial footing. Watch the video.
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.
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.
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.
How successful is the ACA for Californians who seek and provide care? This study offers early experiences of consumers and clinical organizations in the state.
California's state-county partnership for health care is shifting under the ACA. This framework provides policymakers and stakeholders a way to understand the changes.
Held: May 15, 2014
Hear about a study of the Covered California online user experience during the first open enrollment period under the ACA.
How are insurance shoppers faring with Covered California's website? Research reveals roadblocks and wrong turns but also ways for improving the marketplace.
Two health policy experts offer an actionable framework and a targeted set of measures for monitoring access to ambulatory care for Medi-Cal enrollees.
In 2011, seniors and people with disabilities in 16 counties were moved from fee-for-service Medi-Cal to managed care. Most were satisfied.
Held: April 14, 2014
Hear about interviews and focus groups with a diverse group of people that used Covered California to apply for private insurance or Medi-Cal in the early months of ACA enrollment.
Three articles in the February issue of Health Affairs examine the benefits and challenges presented by telehealth and how to prepare for Medicaid expansion.