Home Again in California, Physician Focuses on Care of the Caretakers
November 30, 2017
The California Health Care Foundation's newest board member is Carolina Reyes, an obstetrician recognized nationwide for her efforts to improve the care of women with high-risk pregnancies — especially those in medically underserved communities.
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.
Three Years In, ACA Gains Hold Steady in California
November 2, 2017
Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal
California's uninsured rate remained at historic lows in 2016, with dramatic and statistically significant declines in the uninsured rate across income levels, race/ethnicity, and geography.
Where’s the ‘Better Care’ in Senate Health Bill?
June 26, 2017
Sandra R. Hernández
Expanding Health Coverage, Coverage Trends
The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), unveiled by the Senate last week, will not make us healthier. It does not spell out a vision for better care — it is about providing tax breaks for some of the wealthiest Americans.
In Extremis: The Stark Reality of Life and Death in the ICU
January 27, 2017
Serious Illness & End-of-Life Care
An Oakland physician's movie and book on end-of-life decisionmaking in the ICU is garnering critical acclaim and provoking important conversations in families around the world.
CIN Required Reading: Patient Experience
Need to get up to speed on a topic? The California Improvement Network has compiled key resources to provide a knowledge base about several evolving health care issues. Learn how organizations are working to improve the patient experience.
New Resource Demystifies Medi-Cal’s Mental Health Coverage Under the ACA
September 27, 2016
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
Many of the 13 million Medi-Cal beneficiaries are unaware of the 2014 expansion of Medi-Cal mental health coverage. Resources are now available to help the public understand and use these benefits.