Advancing Latino/x Health Equity
The California Health Care Foundation is focused on advancing policies and practices that will improve timely access to high-quality primary, specialty, and mental health care for Latino/x Californians and eliminate avoidable differences in health outcomes.
On the Wellness Curve, Focus on Primary Health Care Will Put California Ahead
May 2, 2022
Alice Hm Chen, Julia Logan
Health Care Costs
A first-of-its-kind study of primary care spending in California’s commercial health insurance market finds organizations that invest a higher proportion of spending in primary care deliver better care.
April 17, 2020
CIN Webinar Series — Compassionate Leadership in Times of Crisis
April 17, 2020
This four-part webinar series focused on leadership and purpose and provides health care professionals with the tools and resources needed to maintain and increase their own resilience, and that of their teams.
A Toolkit to Advance Racial Health Equity in Primary Care Improvement
This CIN toolkit offers concrete, practical approaches and resources to help health care organizations — including those that provide, pay for, or support primary care — to increase quality improvement efforts that center racial health equity. Case studies provide insights into how organizations have implemented improvements.
April 28, 2022
CIN Webinar — Introducing a Toolkit to Advance Racial Health Equity in Primary Care Improvement Efforts
April 28, 2022
This CIN webinar covered how to use the CIN toolkit to help organizations that provide, pay for, or support primary care to increase the number of care improvement efforts that center racial equity.
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.
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.
2021 Edition — Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity in California
Aurrera Health Group
Disparities among historically marginalized groups in California occur across many demographic categories. This Almanac provides data that show how people of color face barriers in accessing health care, often receive suboptimal treatment, and are most likely to experience poor outcomes in the health care system.
Raising the Bar for Behavioral Health Care
October 21, 2021
Serene Olin, Lauren Niles
The National Committee for Quality Assurance evaluates the current behavioral health quality measurement landscape and shares insights about the needs and challenges facing behavioral health care organizations.
Measuring Up? Access to Care in Medi-Cal Compared to Other Types of Health Insurance (2018)
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
This report examines if Medi-Cal enrollees face greater difficulty accessing health care services than Californians with employer-sponsored insurance or coverage purchased through the individual market.