March 4, 2015
Hear about new research by state officials and university partners on the characteristics, health care usage, and costs associated with Medi-Cal's high-cost populations, as well as research emerging from Washington state.
More than half of Californians get their health insurance through private carriers. This infographic shows how the largest plans stack up in terms of enrollment and revenue.
California's insurance market is set to undergo enormous changes as health reform takes full effect and millions become eligible for public insurance or private subsidies.
The medical loss ratio (MLR) is the percent of premium that health insurers spend on medical care and quality improvement activities. Three documents discuss the MLR and how it is used.
A mandatory report to the California legislature provides an official reckoning of how many residents have gained health insurance and through which pathways.
How hard is it for consumers in Covered California plans to get prescription drugs? It depends on the condition, which reflects trends in the larger insurance market.
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.
A CHCF-sponsored Field Poll finds that most Californians think mental health treatment can improve lives, yet three in ten don't know if their health plans cover such care.
An interactive infographic gives a behind-the-scenes look at the online application process for Covered California and how different individuals and families experience it.
Will California physicians be able to handle the Medi-Cal population surge? This report looks at physician participation in Medi-Cal and its implications for access to care.
A CHCF compilation of 2011-2014 premium rates for individual health insurance policies outside of Covered California finds many plans' annual increases hovered around 10%.
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 are insurance shoppers outside California faring with the federal HealthCare.gov website? Direct observation of online enrollees shows ways the marketplace can be improved.
How successful is the ACA for Californians who seek and provide care? This study offers early experiences of consumers and clinical organizations in the state.