Sacramento Briefing Explores Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health in Medi-Cal
February 28, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
Hundreds of providers, administrators, government officials, consumers, and advocates learned how Medicaid programs can integrate behavioral health services and physical health care.
Californians Want Action on Health Care Costs and Access to Mental Health Treatment
February 13, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Health Care Costs, Coverage Trends, Homelessness & Health Care
A new CHCF poll shows how Californians are experiencing the health care system and what they want policymakers to prioritize when fixing it.
Shared Savings: Financial Incentives to Spur Better Care for Medi-Cal Patients
Medi-Cal, Payment & Financing
The Department of Health Care Services's CalAIM process would change the way it pays Medi-Cal managed care plans to incentivize long-term improvements in quality of care and health outcomes for patients. It specifically calls out the need and potential benefit of a shared savings program, which would be an important, and overdue, advancement.
Inland Empire’s McNaughton Feels a ‘Sacred Calling’ to Connect People with Care
January 10, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Workforce, Payment & Financing, Health Care Costs
The Inland Empire Health Plan's new CEO is continuing the trailblazing path that Californians have come to expect from the large and influential managed care plan.
CIN Connections, Fall 2019 — Improving Care for California’s Future
Health Care Costs
This issue of CIN Connections features insights on California's policy landscape from California Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly and California Senator Holly Mitchell, tips on building a new model for complex care, and CIN partners' future goals in tackling CIN priority areas.