Health insurance is the primary vehicle for obtaining access to medical care and for reimbursing the providers who deliver it. CHCF analyzes health coverage trends, looking at employer-sponsored coverage as well as public programs, while tracking data on the state’s uninsured residents.
2019 Edition — California Health Insurers
Insurance Coverage, Medi-Cal
California Health Insurers: Large Insurers Remain on Top provides a snapshot of the insurance market in California at the end of 2017. This Almanac report looks at market share, enrollment, financial performance, and consumer satisfaction.
2019 Edition — Medi-Cal Facts and Figures
Len Finocchio, Matthew Newman, Eunice Roh, Blue Sky Consulting Group
Medi-Cal, Insurance Coverage
Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, is the state’s health insurance program for low-income Californians, including children, people with disabilities, seniors, and low-income adults. Get the latest data on this program, which covers one in three Californians.
Nov. 2018 Edition — California Health Insurance Enrollment
In 2017, California health insurers covered 33.1 million enrollees. This quick reference guide breaks down that number. Data files with these enrollment numbers are available to download.
2018 Edition — California Employer Health Benefits
Heidi Whitmore, Jon Gabel
California's workers are shouldering more of the costs for their health care with increasing premiums and higher deductibles and copays. This Almanac report, California Employer Health Benefits: Workers Shoulder More Costs, presents data from the 2017 California Employer Health Benefits Survey.
Feb. 2018 Edition — California Health Insurance Enrollment
In 2016, California's health insurers reported 32.6 million enrollees. This quick reference guide breaks down that number. Data files with these enrollment numbers are available to download.
2018 Edition — California’s Uninsured
Insurance Coverage, ACA/Health Reform
Since the implementation of the ACA in 2014, the uninsured rate in California dropped to an all-time low of 9% in 2016. However, 2.9 million Californians remained uninsured. This Almanac report takes a look at who was uninsured in 2016.
HMO Enrollment in California: The Dynamics of Decline, 2004-2015
In the '70s and '80s, California led the nation in HMO adoption. Over the past dozen years, however, the state's commercial HMO enrollment has fallen dramatically. Get the data on the dynamics of this decline.
Covering Kids: Children’s Health Insurance in California
Keck School of Medicine, Diringer and Associates
Compared to the nation, more of California's children have public health coverage and fewer have coverage through their parents' work. This Almanac report looks at trends in children's coverage.