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As the largest US purchaser of health services, Medicaid decides whether millions of Americans can get new medical interventions. How do state programs determine what to cover?
Consumers seeking information about a health plan's prescription drug benefits face a lot of obstacles. How can medication benefits be more accessible and easy to use?
Nearly 135,000 Californians are diagnosed with cancer each year, yet little is known about how much is spent on their treatment. Medicare spending estimates profile the top four cancers in the state.
June 25, 2015
A statement from the California HealthCare Foundation on the US Supreme Court ruling in the King v. Burwell case.
Recent business consolidation in health care has spurred a need to weigh the benefits of integrating services against antitrust concerns.
June 10, 2015
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.
April 23, 2015
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.
April 8, 2015
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.
February 5, 2015
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.
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.
November 12, 2014
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.
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