Advancing Black Health Equity
Health Equity, Workforce
It is incumbent on California, working at all levels and across systems, to break down entrenched barriers to quality health care for Black Californians. CHCF is working with partners to support crosscutting health systems work and to improve birth care, experiences, and outcomes for, by, and with Black mothers and birthing people in California.
Mobile Crisis Teams: A State Planning Guide for Medicaid-Financed Crisis Response Services
This paper provides a review of the requirements of the American Rescue Plan Act as it pertains to community-based mobile crisis intervention services. It also highlights state considerations that will support a more robust crisis continuum, including 988 planning.
Federal Policy Recommendations to Support State Implementation of Medicaid-Funded Mobile Crisis Programs
In light of new federal funding policies and the upcoming launch of the 988 behavioral health crisis line, this paper identifies important issues in mobile crisis implementation and describes ways that federal agencies could support state and local efforts.
Evaluating Medicaid’s Use of Quality Measurement to Achieve Equity Goals
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Health Equity, Medi-Cal
State Medicaid agencies and Medicaid managed care plans are well positioned to advance health equity. CHCF partnered with the National Committee for Quality Assurance to understand the current state of use and application of health equity quality measures among state Medicaid programs.
The Work of Family Caregiving: Invisible, Costly, and Taxing
December 6, 2021
Heather Tirado Gilligan
Medi-Cal, Older Adults with Complex Needs
Stories That Caught Our Attention: As members of the huge baby boom generation start turning 80 in 2025, the pressures of caregiving will only intensify.
Investing in Innovation
The Innovation Fund conducts a series of high-level landscape analyses on issues ripe for tech-enabled innovation. The Innovation Landscape Series aims to inform funders and customers in safety-net organizations seeking scalable solutions to meet their challenges.
Remote Patient Monitoring in the Safety Net: What Payers and Providers Need to Know
AVIA, Public Health Institute
Telehealth, Investing in Innovation
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a type of telehealth that involves the secure transfer of personal health and medical data to a provider for remote monitoring, care, and support. Providers, payers, and all Californians have an interest in leveraging technologies such as RPM that can assist in the management of chronic illnesses.
Undocumented Projected to Remain California’s Largest Group of Uninsured in 2022
April 13, 2021
Miranda Dietz, Laurel Lucia, Srikanth Kadiyala, Tynan Challenor, Annie Rak, Dylan H. Roby, Gerald F. Kominski
Expanding Health Coverage, Medi-Cal, Coverage Trends
Even after the American Rescue Plan increases premium subsidies for health insurance purchased through Covered California, large inequities remain in who has access to affordable coverage.
Technology Innovation in Medicaid: What to Expect in the Next Decade
Investing in Innovation
To learn what Medicaid innovation to expect over the next decade, Manatt Health surveyed and interviewed over 200 health care leaders across government, providers, plans, tech companies, community-based organizations, and investment firms. The paper explore the future for issues like telehealth, care coordination, social determinants of health, and behavioral health integration.