Public Opinion & Surveys
When It Comes to C-Sections, All Hospitals Are Not the Same
September 30, 2019
Xenia Shih Bion
Maternal Health, Medi-Cal
Stories That Caught Our Attention: Take a look at America's cesarean section capital to see how challenging it is to reduce surgical childbirth for low-risk, first-time mothers.
How Do Low-Income Californians Experience Health Care?
April 30, 2019
Senior program officer Carlina Hansen discusses a CHCF project focused on how real-world experiences form the attitudes and expectations of people with low incomes about California's health care system.
Lawmakers Focus on Mental Health — Especially in Medi-Cal
March 20, 2019
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
The California legislature is considering dozens of bills related to behavioral health and the mental health care system. CHCF's associate director for High-Value Care gave lawmakers an overview of mental health in the state.
Not Listening to Mothers
September 12, 2018
Behavioral Health, Maternal Health, Medi-Cal
A new major survey finds a significant disconnect between the maternity care women want and the care they end up getting. The results of Listening to Mothers in California, released today, reveal what is and isn’t working with maternity care in the Golden State.
The Individual Mandate Penalty Is Ending. Californians May Pay the Price.
March 13, 2018
Expanding Health Coverage, Coverage Trends
With the individual mandate penalty scheduled to be removed next year, a new Harvard study projects a significant impact on both California and the nation.
Health Care Matters to Latinos. And Their Health Matters to California.
January 25, 2018
Sandra R. Hernández
When it comes to health care, perhaps no group has as much at stake as California's 15 million Latinos. With the gubernatorial race heating up, this is a good time to explore some of the reasons why.