Shortchanged: Health Workforce Gaps in California
Homelessness & Health Care, Workforce
An estimated 11,226,111 people in California live in an area that has a shortage of primary care providers. Approximately 150,675 people are experiencing homelessness and in need of housing, health, and social services. It is critically important to fill the health workforce gaps across California to meet these needs. What are the numbers in your region?
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: Two Months into Crisis, Californians Have High Level of Trust in Health Officials
May 22, 2020
Health Care Costs, Telehealth
Nearly 7 in 10 Californians have confidence in the California Department of Public Health and in their county public health department.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: One-Third of California Primary Care Doctors Worry Their Practices Won’t Survive
May 15, 2020
Many physicians say their practices furloughed or laid off staff or cut physician pay while increasing telehealth visits with patients.
Infographic — Old Payment Rules Are Hurting Health Center Patients During the COVID-19 Crisis
Payment & Financing, Medi-Cal
Old payment rules are hindering the ability of FQHCs and FQHC Look-Alikes (health centers) to care for their approximately four million Medi-Cal patients, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. This infographic shows what kind of care is possible for patients under traditional versus patient-centered payment.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: California Critical Care Doctors Report Increased Availability of Protective Gear, Tests
May 1, 2020
Compared with two weeks ago, California frontline clinicians are now less worried about hospitals meeting staffing needs in the next month.