Chronic diseases and the cost of care are rising. Are disease management programs improving outcomes for patients with complex, chronic conditions?
This map of grantees shows the breadth of Innovation Center investments in California working to test innovative payment and care delivery models to reduce costs and maintain or improve quality of care for recipients of Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP.
State policymakers are hungry for health care data to help inform their decisions. What types of data are they interested in, and how would they make it available?
February 15, 2013
This Sacramento briefing is designed for legislative staff and others interested in the fundamentals of health policy in the Golden State.
January 30, 2013
Learn about how the state might streamline eligibility determination for Covered California and Medi-Cal using data matching under the Affordable Care Act.
This Health Affairs article by Sox looks at the potential of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to promote comparative effectiveness research and how to set an agenda for success.
In 2010, California began gearing up for health reform by launching major changes to Medi-Cal and care for the uninsured. A midpoint analysis sheds light on accomplishments and lessons learned.
CHCF invites your recommendations for websites that make it easy to obtain health data for California and offer a curated view into the complex world of health metrics.
October 4, 2012
Thirty clinicians have been chosen for the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program, a two-year fellowship to expand skills to meet the challenges facing our state's health care system.
The September 2012 issue of Health Affairs examines various approaches to change financial incentives from those that encourage volume to those that encourage value. In an accompanying blog post CHCF President Mark Smith comments on why change is needed and that the time may be right to work with physicians in a new way.
US health spending in 2010 continued its slow growth, increasing slightly from the prior year's all-time low. How will health reform change this trend? This CHCF Almanac report spells it out.
CHCF's longtime association with The Field Poll allows the foundation to take the pulse of California voters on important health care issues.
CHCF is guiding an effort to monitor the effects of the ACA on California. Valuable feedback from stakeholders suggested data and metrics for tracking progress.
This CHCF initiative ensures that more health care data are publicly reported in California while helping to develop tools to access, analyze, and communicate these data.
This two-page guide highlights elements of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for Californians — whether or not they are currently insured.