Health ConditionsThese CHCF California Health Care Almanac reports examine use of services, costs, and coverage for different health care needs, such as chronic conditions, maternity care, and behavioral health.
2022 Edition — Substance Use in California
Allison Valentine, Molly Brassil
California's health care system is moving toward acknowledging substance use disorders (SUDs) as chronic illnesses, yet only about 10% of people with an SUD in the last year received treatment. Substance Use in California: Prevalence and Treatment provides an overview of substance use and addiction in the state.
2019 Edition — Maternity Care in California
Nearly half a million babies were born in California in 2018, representing one in eight of all births in the US. While the number of births has declined since 2000, childbirth remains the number one reason for hospitalization in the state. Maternity Care in California: A Bundle of Data provides an overview of the delivery of maternity care in California and compares the state’s performance by demographic groups, over time, and provides a comparison to national numbers.
2018 Edition — Mental Health in California
Mental Health in California: For Too Many, Care Not There provides an overview of mental health in California: disease prevalence, suicide rates, supply and use of treatment providers, and mental health in the correctional system. This Almanac report also includes available data on spending and quality of care.