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How Would Tax Bills Affect Medicaid? Some Useful Resources
November 3, 2017
Medi-Cal, Payment & Financing
With tax legislation now at the top of the congressional agenda, CHCF has put together some useful resources that explain the profound impact the proposals could have on the health care system.
Three Years In, ACA Gains Hold Steady in California
November 2, 2017
Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal
California's uninsured rate remained at historic lows in 2016, with dramatic and statistically significant declines in the uninsured rate across income levels, race/ethnicity, and geography.
Mario Gutierrez: Improving Access for All, ‘Giving Voice to the Voiceless’
September 7, 2017
The California health policy community is remembering Mario Gutierrez as a man who worked for decades to enfranchise the underserved through the development of telemedicine — technology he saw as the "great equalizer."
Why We Partnered with Yelp to Deliver Maternity Care Measures
August 31, 2017
Maternal Health, Patient-Centered Care
Under a new partnership, Yelp now displays maternity care quality measures for the nearly 250 California hospitals that provide maternity care services in the state.
ACA Cost-Sharing Reductions Help Low-Income Working Families
August 22, 2017
Coverage Trends, Patient-Centered Care
With the heightened focus on the monthly Trump administration decisions on cost-sharing reductions for Affordable Care Act plans, a CHCF expert explains the stakes for California.
Los Angeles Doctor Speeds Change with Medical Incubator
August 17, 2017
Workforce, Patient-Centered Care
A doctor in CHCF's Leadership Program formulated an ambitious plan to cultivate and spread an important health system innovation. Then he realized he needed to start over and develop an even bigger one.