California’s Physicians: Headed for a Drought?
According to data from physician surveys, California's medical doctors are unevenly distributed across the state, and new doctors aren't being trained in great enough numbers to address this imbalance.
New & Noteworthy
Today’s Special: The Healing Power of Food
Xenia Shih Bion
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Opioid Safety
Stories That Caught Our Attention This Week: The healing power of food is making its way from grandma’s kitchen into America’s restaurants and a health plan near you. Plus, the Supreme Court nomination.
Forty Years of Winning Friends and Influencing People
ACA/Health Reform, Insurance Coverage
Of more than 12,000 Americans who have served in Congress, few have had careers as productive as Henry Waxman’s. CHCF talked to the former Los Angeles-area congressman about US health policy.
Maternal Mortality: A Human Rights Issue
Xenia Shih Bion
Stories That Caught Our Attention This Week: In the US, black women die during pregnancy and childbirth at a rate more than triple that of white women. Maternal mortality isn't just a women's rights issue — it's a human rights issue.
California Employer Health Benefits: Workers Shoulder More Costs
Heidi Whitmore, Jon Gabel
California's workers are shouldering more of the costs for their health care with increasing premiums and higher deductibles and copays. This Almanac report presents data from the 2017 California Employer Health Benefits Survey.
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.
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