From technical assistance to workgroups and collaboratives, CHCF works with partners across the health care delivery system to improve the way care is delivered. Learn more about the wide array of projects underway.
The California Birth Equity Collaborative
The California Birth Equity Collaborative is a quality improvement initiative of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) designed to improve birth care, experiences, and outcomes for, by, and with Black mothers and birthing people in California.
CIN Resource Page: Managing Total Cost of Care to Succeed in Risk-Based Payment
Payment & Financing
This resource page from the California Improvement Network contains reports and tools to support success for payers and provider organizations in managing total cost of care and in risk-based payment models.
The Population Health Learning Network
Patient-Centered Care, Providers
In partnership with the Center for Care Innovations and the Blue Shield of California Foundation, CHCF launched the Population Heath Learning Network (PHLN) in March 2018. The PHLN aims to improve the health and well-being of more than 1.2 million Californians by strengthening the population health management capabilities of safety-net organizations.
Resource Page: Covering All Californians
Insurance Coverage, Medi-Cal
California is in the midst of a critical discussion about how to achieve the goal of covering every Californian. To inform this discussion, CHCF curates key California-specific resources and analyses around the remaining uninsured and around policy options designed to preserve and expand coverage.
CIN Resource Page: Behavioral Health Integration and Total Cost of Care
This resource page from the California Improvement Network consists of a short list of relevant and timely resources to help health care organizations improve behavioral health and manage total cost of care, with a focus on substance use disorder treatment.
Primed: A Roundtable Series on Tech-Enabled Innovation in Medicaid
Investing in Innovation
The Primed Roundtable Series was a unique effort to foster constructive conversations about the opportunities and challenges facing those implementing, funding, and scaling solutions in their states’ Medicaid delivery systems.
Teaching Providers How to Help Chronic Pain Patients Manage Their Condition
Chronic pain patients are among those who face harm from opioid overprescribing, but they have little access to nondrug alternatives. Los Angeles County trained providers in strategies and skills they can teach their patients to reduce pain, stress, and fatigue.
From Corrections to Community: Reentry Health Care
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
People in jail or prison experience high rates of physical and mental health problems within complex social contexts. CHCF is working with partners to improve the coordination and delivery of care for those leaving correctional settings and returning to the community.
Sustainable Models of Telehealth in the Safety Net
Telehealth, Medi-Cal, Providers, Patient-Centered Care
Working with Medi-Cal managed care plans and community health centers across the state, CHCF is implementing the initiative, Sustainable Models of Telehealth in the Safety Net, to improve access to specialty care among Medi-Cal enrollees.
Medication-Assisted Treatment in Correctional Settings
People with opioid addiction are at increased risk of overdose death immediately after release from jail or prison. To reduce this risk, California jails are starting to bring effective treatment — including opioid agonist medications — into jail settings.