California’s uninsured rate has steadily dropped since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014. In 2013, California’s uninsured rate was 17%. In 2016, California’s uninsured rate reached a historic low of 7.1%, according to estimates from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). There are currently less than 3 million uninsured Californians.
Estimates from the NHIS represent the most current information on the uninsured. Current estimates of California’s remaining uninsured vary from 7.1% to 8.6% depending on which source is used and the timeframe for the estimate. All of these sources do reflect the dramatic drop in California’s uninsured rate post ACA implementation.
Below are detailed excel sheets of the 2014 Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) hospital utilization and financial data. As 2014 marks the start of ACA implementation, the data is a good measure of the changes that took place as a result of the law. Hospitals were analyzed by region, […] more
ITUP conducts a series of regional and statewide issue workgroups every year and provides executive summaries of all proceedings. These summaries provide an overview of the main topics of discussion, ranging from local enrollment success and challenges, local reform initiatives, and developing issues that stakeholders are grappling with. Regional Workgroups […] more
ITUP conducted a series of regional and statewide issue workgroups in 2015. Regional workgroups are hosted throughout the state and focus on the health needs of local communities. The statewide issue workgroups focus on key health reform implementation issues facing California. Executive summaries are available here to provide an overview of […] more
|November 17, 2015||Posted by Lucien Wulsin under Blog, California HBEX, Central Coast, Central Valley, Insurance Exchange, Insurance Exchange News, Public Coverage, Public Coverage News||
The first stop was the Fresno Call Center, one of the three California call centers, where about 450 people work during the Open Enrollment. They handle about 14,000 calls a day from all over the state; they peak at over 20,000 calls. Five of the staff travelled on the bus […] more
ITUP conducts a series of regional and statewide issue workgroups every year and provides executive summaries of all proceedings in addition to compiling relevant materials for workgroup. Below you can find all of the materials from the 2013 and 2014 Workgroups: 2014 ITUP hosted seven regional workgroups in 2014. To […] more
|January 7, 2015||Posted by Kiwon Yoo under Bay Area, Central Coast, Central Valley, Health Financing, Inland Empire, Medi-Cal, North Central, North Rural, Public Coverage, The Uninsured||
The attachments below are data overviews of OSHPD’s 2013 utilization and financial data for clinics and hospitals. Providers were analyzed by region, as well as by type. For the purposes of our analyses, non-comparable facilities (Kaiser, Shriners) were excluded. more