My Birth Matters: C-Section Consumer Education Campaign
This campaign is designed to educate expectant mothers about cesarean delivery and encourage conversations between them, their doctor, and care team.
New & Noteworthy
Bourdain on Addiction: There Is No Them — There Is Only Us
Xenia Shih Bion
Stories That Caught Our Attention: The late chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain, who recovered from heroin addiction in the 1980s, used his global platform to educate the public about the opioid crisis.
National Health Spending Passes $10,000 Per Person, and We Should Be Concerned
Health Care Costs, Payment & Financing
Annual spending on health care in the US has crossed the $10,000 per-person threshold, reminding us to reflect on health care’s unprecedented claim on our resources — and why we should be concerned about it.
Health Care Costs 101: A Continuing Economic Threat
Health Care Costs
US health spending reached $3.3 trillion in 2016, and is expected to grow faster than the economy over the next decade. This Almanac report details how much is spent on health care in the US, which services are purchased, and who pays.
Jake, Tina, Bill, and Elena: The Faces of California’s Three Million Uninsured
Insurance Coverage, Medi-Cal, ACA/Health Reform
This video explores the reasons why three million Californians live without coverage through four characters: Jake, Tina, Bill, and Elena. See the barriers that stand between them and coverage — and what California can do to help.
CHCF Health Innovation Fund
From ending the opioid crisis to making care affordable for all, solving health care's most intractable challenges will require innovative solutions. The CHCF Health Innovation Fund invests in market-based solutions with the potential to improve access and health outcomes for low-income Californians.
A Service of the California Health Care Foundation