The CHCF Blog
The California Health Care Foundation draws on experts from inside and outside CHCF to share their health policy insights on this blog.
Drop in Percentage of Physicians Participating in Medi-Cal Raises Red Flags
Payment & Financing, Workforce
Physicians' willingness to treat Medi-Cal beneficiaries is critical to ensuring Medi-Cal enrollees have adequate access to care. Without a sufficient number of doctors serving Medi-Cal beneficiaries, Medi-Cal enrollees may not be able to receive care in a timely manner.
Alternative Energy: Here’s What Happens When California Consumers Join the Fight to Protect Patients from Medical Harm
Betsy Imholz, Lisa McGiffert
Passionate consumers are making a difference in California as they raise their voices to make government and health care providers more accountable for patient safety.
Californians with Individual Health Insurance Spent Almost $2,500 Less on Care in Year One of Health Reform
Amy Adams, Sam Patnoe
Insurance Coverage, Patient-Centered Care
Median out-of-pocket spending for families with individual coverage dropped sharply in 2014 as the Affordable Care Act was implemented.