California's large and turbulent health care environment presents real challenges for stakeholders to be effective agents of change in setting health policy. From managed care to managing the health care workforce, CHCF presents the facts about health care in California.
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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?
The California Health and Human Services Open Data Fest brought together leaders from throughout the state and points beyond to talk about the remarkable strides the state has made in recent years to open access to vital health data.
Learn what has worked and what will change in CHCF's strategy to best address the challenges of ensuring high-quality health care in California.
CHCF's Free the Data initiative seeks to develop new tools to access, analyze, and communicate health data in California.
The California health policy community lost a dear friend and wonderful colleague on February 3. Peter Harbage, a health reformer in California government and on the national stage, leaves an indelible imprint on state and federal health policy.
CHCF invests in SIRUM, a committed group of social entrepreneurs who run an application that matches safety-net clinics in need of drugs with medical facilities that have them to donate.
Held: December 17, 2014
Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment.
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.
In the past 50 years, the way health care is financed has changed, with private payers and public insurance paying for more care. This interactive graphic shows who paid for the nation's health care and how much it cost.
The picture of US health spending in 2012 was restrained. It marks the fourth straight year of historically low growth — only 3.7% — and no increase in health care's share of the economy.
How is health care regulated in California? This tool shows how state agencies work to oversee the delivery of health care services and what information about oversight is available to the public.
How is health care regulated in California? Learn how state agencies oversee the delivery of medical services and what information is available to the public.
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