Health insurance is the primary financial vehicle for obtaining access to quality medical care and for reimbursing providers who deliver care. Yet almost one in five Californians is uninsured, a number that will shrink with the implementation of federal health reform. CHCF reports analyze trends in employer-sponsored coverage as well as public programs and the uninsured.
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July 6, 2015
Hear about the operational, policy, business, and technical challenges in developing and maintaining accurate, consumer-friendly integrated provider directories that centralize data from multiple carriers.
Held: June 11, 2015
Hear experts discuss how waivers are being used to promote system improvement, delve into California's experiences with and lessons from the current waiver, and explore opportunities in the latest waiver renewal application.
Held: June 9, 2015
New research by state officials and university partners on the characteristics, health care usage, and spending associated with Medi-Cal's high-cost populations was offered in a March 4 symposium as well as a June 9 webinar.
The Children's Health Insurance Program extension provides an important opportunity to improve health care for children, but the news is not all good.
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.
A new CHCF-sponsored challenge encourages designers to turn an existing decision aid into a roadmap to help patients recognize risks and benefits when deciding among different treatment options.
Millions of Californians with workplace-sponsored health plans are paying higher premiums and deductibles in return for reduced benefits, a survey shows.
Two things that many people would rather not deal with — taxes and health insurance — are appearing together this tax season thanks to the ACA.
Are Californians getting the care they need? This survey shows that some groups are having a more difficult time accessing care than others.
With its second annual open enrollment campaign completed, Covered California is now turning its attention to some of the complicated, critical issues around benefit design.
Medi-Cal recently introduced managed care in 28 rural counties. How is the implementation going and which issues need tracking to ensure a successful transition?
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.
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