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.
Medi-Cal’s 50-Year Journey from Narrow Welfare Program to Engine of Change in California Health Care
Sandra R. Hernández
The golden anniversary of the state's Medicaid program is a time to reflect on progress made in caring for new populations and to consider ways to ensure it gives all Californians the care they need when they need it.
Cancer Surgery at Low-Volume Hospitals in California
Laurence Baker, Maryann O’Sullivan
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
Although it's been clear for many years that volume is an important consideration in the quality of surgery, patients continue to use health care providers that perform few procedures.
Teaming Up to Transform Care in the Safety Net
Patient-Centered Care, Medi-Cal
The CHCF Health Innovation Fund helps Landmark Health road-test a model of team care in California that upends the fee-for-service paradigm by delivering in-home services to patients with complex conditions.
Firehouse Clinic’s Convenience Rewrites Story of Underserved Population in Hayward
Alameda County's newest community clinic has just opened, and its extended clinic hours, smart design, and strategic location enable providers to deliver convenient care to residents who need it.