Infographic: Substance Use and Mental Illness Among California’s Youth
Adolescence is when mental illness and often first presents and when drug and alcohol use typically start. Risk of developing a substance use disorder is greater for people who start using during adolescence. For adolescents, mental illness and substance use disorder often occur together. This infographic shows how these issues are intertwined and the big impact they are having on our youth.
Comments on Proposed Regulation — Inadmissability on Public Charge Grounds
Sandra R. Hernández
CHCF submitted this letter to express our strong opposition to the Department of Homeland Security's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("proposed rule") on "public charge," published in the Federal Register on October 10, 2018.
Collaborative Courts and Medication-Assisted Treatment in California
David Panush, Tara Siegel
Opioid Safety, Behavioral Health
This report reviews use of medication-assisted treatment as an option in many types of collaborative courts, including drug courts and mental health courts.
Forces for Change: A Landscape of the Statewide and Regional Clinic Consortia in California
Pacific Health Consulting Group
This report provides a comprehensive landscape of California's statewide and concludes by recommending a series of strategic opportunities to further strengthen consortia impact.
Using Telehealth to Provide Medication-Assisted Treatment in Medi-Cal
Center for Connected Health Policy
Telehealth, Opioid Safety
Telehealth is a promising way to provide access to medication-assisted treatment. This report provides recommendations on making it more widely available in Medi-Cal.
ACA Reduces Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Coverage Rates in California
New data from the California Health Insurance Survey show that coverage in California remained stable in 2016–17. Of particular note is how the Affordable Care Act has narrowed disparities in coverage between different racial and ethnic groups.
Changing Public Charge Immigration Rules: The Potential Impact on Children Who Need Care
Leah Zallman, Karen Finnegan
This issue brief explores how a proposed change to public charge laws and their impact on immigration could affect children with medical needs.
What’s at Stake for Health Care in Your District This Midterm Election?
On November 6, 2018, Californians will head to the polls and vote for who will represent them in Congress. The outcome of races could have significant implications for health care in California and nationwide. Find out what's at stake in your district.
Patient Safety: Quality of Care Metrics
This set of quality measures focuses on patient safety across various care settings including ambulatory surgery centers, emergency departments, inpatient hospitals, nursing homes, and home health care. Use these interactive charts to explore the quality metrics.