CHCF Goal: Improving Access to Coverage and Care
Data Show Medicaid Expansion Benefited Family Finances
November 17, 2017
Health Care Costs, Medi-Cal
Researchers have found that the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion is associated with declining medical debt, fewer personal bankruptcies, improved credit scores, and reduced reliance on predatory lending practices.
Asking the Important Questions About Single Payer in California
November 13, 2017
Sandra R. Hernández
Payment & Financing
In California, interest is growing in a single-payer health care system. To help with the discussion, CHCF commissioned Key Questions When Considering a State-Based Single-Payer System in California.
Key Questions When Considering a State-Based, Single-Payer System in California
Susan Philip, Marian Mulkey
Expanding Health Coverage, Coverage Trends, Payment & Financing
There is renewed interest in a potential state-based, single-payer health care system in California. Asking key questions will help clarify what this might mean for our state.
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.
Establishing a Per Capita Cap in Medicaid: Implications for California
Expanding Health Coverage, Medi-Cal
With Congress proposing fundamental changes to the financing structure of Medicaid through creation of a per capita cap, Manatt Health examines the implications for Medi-Cal.
Physician Participation in Medi-Cal: Is Supply Meeting Demand?
Janet Coffman, Margaret Fix
Expanding Health Coverage, Medi-Cal, Workforce
Enrollment in Medi-Cal surged between 2013 and 2015. This report looks at physician participation in Medi-Cal and implications for access to care.
CIN Safety-Net Quality Improvement Projects
Between October 2016 and March 2017, clinic consortia, Medi-Cal health plans, and departments of public health received grants from CHCF's California Improvement Network to enhance the population health improvement programs they provide for their provider audiences.
Moving Medi-Cal Forward on the Path to Delivery System Transformation
Cindy Mann, Naomi Newman, Alice Lam
How can we ensure that Medi-Cal consistently delivers excellent access, quality, and patient experience? A Manatt report articulates a pathway for advancing Medi-Cal delivery system and payment reform.