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DHCS Academy: First-in-the-Nation Experiment Is a Big Success Story
Karen Johnson, Eric Douglas
The California Health Care Foundation launched DHCS Academy, the first such program in the nation, to help Medi-Cal executives develop leadership skills. The state now funds it independently.
Two Years After ACA Implementation: Coverage Gains Continued and Fewer Affordability Concerns Cited
Insurance Coverage, Payment & Financing
The uninsured rate in California reached historic lows two years after the implementation of the ACA, according to data from the 2015 California Health Interview Survey.
Patients Win as Safety-Net Health Centers Embrace Bold New Payment Strategies
J. Duncan Moore Jr.
Patient-Centered Care, Providers
A group of Northern California safety-net clinics are demonstrating how federally qualified health centers can offer care coordination by embracing payment reform initiatives.
Breaking the Logjam: CHCF Supports State Development of Legal Guidance on Health Information-Sharing
To break the data logjam that impedes coordinated care, CHCF supports development of state guidance on rules for sharing sensitive patient information among providers.
What Will Consumers Pay in Premiums for Covered California Silver Plans in 2017?
Covered California's fourth annual open enrollment begins November 1. Explore how the 2017 premiums for the second-lowest cost silver plan vary across the 19 pricing regions, and the premium subsidies for which consumers are eligible based on their income.