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.
January 30, 2013
Learn about how the state might streamline eligibility determination for Covered California and Medi-Cal using data matching under the Affordable Care Act.
In 2010, California began gearing up for health reform by launching major changes to Medi-Cal and care for the uninsured. A midpoint analysis sheds light on accomplishments and lessons learned.
CHCF is guiding an effort to monitor the effects of the ACA on California. Valuable feedback from stakeholders suggested data and metrics for tracking progress.
The federal Affordable Care Act will radically transform how Californians obtain health insurance. CHCF examines the changes for the state and scopes out the winding road ahead.
June 28, 2012
The US Supreme Court decision upholding key pillars of the Affordable Care Act clears the way for California to accelerate implementation of the law.
April 27, 2012
A Sacramento briefing on how a BHP aligns with various policy and market goals, including its potential effects on low-income consumers, safety-net providers, the state general fund, the California Health Benefit Exchange, and the health insurance marketplace.
February 2, 2012
For more than 10 years, Californians in most private health plans have had the right to an Independent Medical Review of coverage denials. This briefing highlights the potential for improvements.
The way health care is paid for is changing, and California health care stakeholders can help shape this transformation. This report looks at the state landscape and some payment alternatives.
California's Independent Medical Review provides consumers a way to appeal health coverage denials. What lessons have been learned, and is change needed?
State health officials and foundations came together to help shape California's Medicaid waiver request. How effective was the process and what were the lessons learned?
Two reports find that, based on income eligibility, if California implements a Basic Health Program, turnover rates would be high, and average enrollment periods would be short.
Many details remain unclear on how California consumers and small businesses will obtain coverage under the Affordable Care Act. An analysis of draft federal regulations provides a look at what's ahead.
August 16, 2011
Hear preliminary findings about the health coverage enrollment experiences of Californians. Through a range of interviews and focus groups, researchers chronicled the perspectives of a cross-section of low-income Californians applying for insurance.
Four visions for the California Health Benefit Exchange see it leading premium reductions, putting consumers first, reforming care delivery and payment, and aligning with Medi-Cal.