In 2011, seniors and people with disabilities in 16 counties were moved from fee-for-service Medi-Cal to managed care. Most were satisfied.
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.
Held: April 14, 2014
Hear about interviews and focus groups with a diverse group of people that used Covered California to apply for private insurance or Medi-Cal in the early months of ACA enrollment.
Clear labeling of prescription pill bottles promotes adherence and safety. This CHCF-funded report has recommendations for other self-administered drugs.
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.
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.