Three articles in the February issue of Health Affairs examine the benefits and challenges presented by telehealth and how to prepare for Medicaid expansion.
A series of fact sheets and infographics demystify technical topics that are central to understanding the implementation of health reform in California.
California workers are less likely to be offered employer-based coverage than in recent years, according to this survey, and workers who are covered pay more in premiums and cost sharing.
In 2008, Oregon held a lottery to expand its Medicaid program. Research finds the first two years of coverage increased individuals' health care access and use, lowered out-of-pocket costs and medical debt, and improved mental health, but did not improve health in other areas.
Who are California's uninsured? This annual Almanac report provides data on those who are uninsured and their income levels, work status, age, and ethnicity.
Held: December 17, 2013
Learn about the dashboard used by the California Department of Health Care Services to monitor the performance of Medi-Cal managed care and participating health plans, including measures of care quality, consumer experience, and health plan finances.
This first publicly reported dashboard of Medi-Cal managed care shows areas of strength and opportunities for improvement.
The marketplace for Californians buying individual health coverage after January 1, 2014, will be affected by both federal and state laws and regulations. This side-by-side comparison table gives an overview of their similarities and differences.
What do caregivers and older adults find when they search online for information about long term care options? An analysis of long term care websites uncovers the range of business models and content on the Internet.
The objective of this project is to report on the care experiences of consumers during early implementation of ACA in California. Proposals were due December 17, 2013.
Since December 2010, Californians have had access to a self-service online application for Healthy Families and Medi-Cal for Families. Health-e-App Public Access offers lessons for other online enrollment efforts, including the ACA marketplaces.
Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment.
Can California's three major state health care purchasers combine their buying power to lower costs or improve value? Implementation of the ACA may provide an opportunity.
While the US continues to spend a greater percentage of GDP on health care than any other industrialized nation, the 2011 increase bucked historical trends, according to the latest Health Care Costs 101.
County-administered mental health programs serve more than half a million Californians each year. How does the state finance, administer, and deliver mental health care?