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.
When It Comes to Seeing a Doctor in California, the Uninsured Still Fare Worst
ACA/Health Reform, Medi-Cal, Patient-Centered Care
With repeal of the ACA imminent, a health care workforce researcher shares data about the multiple barriers preventing uninsured Californians from accessing medical services.
DHCS Academy: First-in-the-Nation Experiment Is a Big Success Story
Karen Johnson, Eric Douglas
The California Health Care Foundation launched DHCS Academy, the first such program in the nation, to help Medi-Cal executives develop leadership skills. The state now funds it independently.
Two Years After ACA Implementation: Coverage Gains Continued and Fewer Affordability Concerns Cited
Insurance Coverage, Payment & Financing
The uninsured rate in California reached historic lows two years after the implementation of the ACA, according to data from the 2015 California Health Interview Survey.