California Health Care Almanac
Cost & Quality
2023 Edition — Quality of Care: Maternal Health and Childbirth
While California continues to make progress on the quality of care provided to women during their pregnancies and deliveries, there is room for improvement. This set of quality measures focuses on maternal health and childbirth.
2021 Edition — Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity in California
Aurrera Health Group
Disparities among historically marginalized groups in California occur across many demographic categories. This Almanac provides data that show how people of color face barriers in accessing health care, often receive suboptimal treatment, and are most likely to experience poor outcomes in the health care system.
2021 Edition — Quality of Care: Chronic Conditions
This set of quality measures highlights California’s performance across a range of chronic conditions, including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disease, and includes data by race/ethnicity, payer, and county.
California Health Care Spending
Health Care Costs, Payment & Financing
Health spending in California totaled $292 billion in 2014, which is 12.6% of the state's economy. See California's health care spending numbers for private health insurance, Medi-Cal, and Medicare.
Health Care Costs and Spending — Almanac Collection
Health Care Costs
This series of reports details how much is spent on health care in the US and California, which services are purchased, and who pays. This collection includes current and past editions of Health Care Costs 101 and Health Care Spending Almanac materials.