Health Policy

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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Better Shop Around: Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs in Covered California Plans

May 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.

Two More Years: What Does Continued CHIP Funding Mean for California?

May 2015

The Children's Health Insurance Program has two more years of federal funding thanks to recent legislation. What does this mean for California?

Ain't No Party Like a Health Data Party

April 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.

Taking Stock, Moving Forward

April 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.

Free the Data

February 2015

CHCF's Free the Data initiative seeks to develop new tools to access, analyze, and communicate health data in California.

Our Friend, Peter Harbage

February 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.

SIRUM: Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine

February 2015

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.

Forum on Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP)

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.

On the Path to Enrollment: Getting Californians Covered Under the ACA

November 2014

Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment.

ACA Open Enrollment, Act II

November 2014

In three days, the curtain will rise on the second annual open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act health plans. Is Covered California ready?

Estate Recovery Under Medi-Cal

September 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.

US Health Care Spending: Who Pays?

July 2014

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.

Health Care Costs 101

July 2014

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.

Who Regulates and Oversees Health Care Facilities in California?

May 2014

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.

Taking Inventory: A Framework for Understanding Health Care Regulation and Oversight in California

May 2014

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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