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People Are Talking: Doing What Works to Reduce Wasteful and Unnecessary Care
November 18, 2015
Exploring the views of consumers in a systematic way shows that average Californians care about overuse of medical services and could help health care leaders tackle the problem.
As Medi-Cal Enrolls Undocumented Children, Will Eligible Kids in County Programs Fall Through the Cracks?
November 17, 2015
With Medi-Cal expanding to take on undocumented children, a CHCF report says California needs to ensure that eligible kids in county programs can make a smooth transition.
Premium Growth Slows in California’s Individual Market Following ACA Implementation
November 2, 2015
Premium rate growth for health plans sold in California's individual market has slowed since the arrival of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Covered California, according to a CHCF review of insurers' rate renewal filings from 2011 to 2016.
California Steps Up to Respond to the Opioid Addiction Epidemic
October 6, 2015
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, held on September 26, recognizes that unused drugs pose health risks to people who take them without prescriptions. Innovative local efforts in California are reducing the misuse of these medications.