Disease Matters: Comparing Prescription Drug Benefits in Covered California Plans
Expanding Health Coverage, Coverage Trends
How hard is it for consumers in Covered California plans to get prescription drugs? It depends on the condition, which reflects trends in the larger insurance market.
The Lean Way: How California Public Hospitals Are Embedding a Culture of Improvement
Ruth Brousseau, Melissa Ramos
Five California public hospitals are integrating Lean management techniques at every level to improve performance. Case studies highlight their progress and lessons learned.
Evaluation of a Model Comparative Drug Price Resource
Marcia Hams and Wells Wilkinson, Community Catalyst
Health Care Costs
If primary care physicians know the price of the medications they prescribe, they are more likely to discuss affordability and adherence and to encourage shared decisionmaking with patients.
Taking Inventory: A Framework for Understanding Health Care Regulation and Oversight in California
Workforce, Expanding Health Coverage
How is health care regulated in California? Learn how state agencies oversee the delivery of medical services and what information is available to the public.
Monitoring Access: Measures to Ensure Medi-Cal Enrollees Get the Care They Need
Marsha Gold, Mathematica Policy Research, Genevieve Kenney
Two health policy experts offer an actionable framework and a targeted set of measures for monitoring access to ambulatory care for Medi-Cal enrollees.
Health-e-App Public Access: Modernizing the Path to Children’s Health Coverage in California
Mathematica Policy Research
Medi-Cal, Coverage Trends
Since December 2010, Californians have had access to a self-service online application for Healthy Families and Medi-Cal for Families. Health-e-App Public Access offers lessons for other online enrollment efforts, including the ACA marketplaces.