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.
Enrollment in Individual Health Plans Up 47% in 2014
ACA/Health Reform, Insurance Coverage
In California, coverage in the individual market expanded in historic proportions in the first year of the ACA. Group coverage shrank, but the overall size of the employer-sponsored health insurance market remains to be seen.
Why Cancer Patients and Clinicians Need a Decision Aid Upgrade
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care, Patient-Centered Care
A new CHCF-sponsored challenge encourages designers to turn an existing decision aid into a road map to help patients recognize risks and benefits when deciding among different treatment options.
Ain’t No Party Like a Health Data Party
The California Health and Human Services Open DataFest brought together leaders from throughout the state and points beyond to talk about the remarkable strides the state has made in recent years to open access to vital health data.