CHCF's Free the Data initiative seeks to develop new tools to access, analyze, and communicate health data in California.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Health insurance products under the ACA are subject to federal and state regulation. This table compares the rules applicable to small employer groups.
How did consumers fare when signing up for ACA coverage in California? Early research shows a mixed bag.
CHCF and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supported an examination of New Hampshire price transparency measures in health care markets.
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.
Health insurance products under the ACA are subject to federal and state regulation. This table compares the rules for essential benefits, levels of coverage, and cost sharing.
Data have the potential to dramatically improve decisionmaking at all levels of government, but only if elected officials can do so without being overwhelmed with information.
Is the goal line in site for California? Experts and stakeholders measure the distance to achieving widespread use of HIT.