Complex Care Needs
In Contest of Firms Vying to Enhance Care in Medicaid, the Winner Is AbleTo
February 15, 2018
Medi-Cal, Behavioral Health, Workforce, Telehealth
The company that beat out more than 70 competitors believes that a person’s physical and mental well-being are inextricably linked.
California Lawmakers Asked CHCF How to Improve Access to Care in Medi-Cal. Here’s What We Told Them.
February 8, 2018
Chris Perrone, director of CHCF's Improving Access team, told the California Legislature how Medi-Cal expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has affected access to care for people who rely on the program.
Health Care Is a Universal Value. It’s Time for a Universal Effort.
February 7, 2018
Sandra R. Hernández
Sandra R. Hernández: Too many Californians with low incomes are held back or suffer because it is difficult to get the care they need. There are clear ways to make health care work for low-income Californians — if we work together across sectors, across professions, and across ideological camps.
Webinar Series: Implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment in Primary Care
Many patients with addiction can be successfully treated in a primary care setting. This webinar series teaches primary care clinicians how to implement medication-assisted treatment in their practices.
Hidden in Plain Sight
November 15, 2017
The director of CHCF's Innovation Fund talks about entrepreneurial opportunities for innovation within Medicaid. The fund invests in companies trying to improve accessibility, quality, and value for Californians with low incomes.
Beyond Cancer: A New Palliative Care Approach Targets High-Risk Liver Patients
November 6, 2017
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
Patients receiving innovative palliative care services for advanced liver disease at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles wish everyone with that illness had access to the same innovative care.
As People Leave Jail and Prison, Clinics Connect Them to Needed Health Services
May 15, 2017
Jane Garcia, David Panush
Under the ACA, many people leaving jail are newly eligible for Medi-Cal, and some forward-thinking clinics are helping them access care that is profoundly improving their lives.
Rural Pregnant Women with Opioid Addiction Find a Doctor, Not a Judge
March 8, 2017
Candy Stockton, MD, saw the chance to make a big difference in her rural Northern California community: treating pregnant women with opioid addiction to help two generations at once.