Publications

Posted September 12, 2018

In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the complexity and cost burdens confronting older adults and family caregivers alike. Learn how public demand is driving innovators to generate real value in health care, and build a better health system. 

 

 

Person-Centered Care | Care Coordination | Caregiving
Posted August 23, 2018

Over the past several decades, health care costs have consumed an ever-greater percentage of U.S. spending. But for most Americans, higher health care spending has not translated into improved quality, particularly for those with complex medical or social needs. In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the impact of the CHRONIC Care Act as a path to better care for older adults. 

Person-Centered Care | Federal Budget and Policy | Care Coordination
Posted July 25, 2018

On June 27, 2018, Governor Brown signed California’s 2018-2019 budget. Read a summary of budget items impacting older adults and people with disabilities.

CA State Budget and Policy
Posted July 10, 2018

In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the need for California’s lawmakers and next governor to develop a master plan for aging, accentuated by the results of a statewide survey revealing voter’s opinions on critical aging issues.

Person-Centered Care | CA State Budget and Policy | Care Coordination
Posted May 31, 2018

On May 11, 2018, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. released the May Revision of the 2018-2019 budget. While it includes a significant increase in revenues and modest program investments for older adults and people with disabilities, the state still has no overarching master strategy to meet the needs of an aging California.

CA State Budget and Policy
Posted April 2, 2018

This new policy brief highlights 10 questions health plans and systems nationwide could consider using in their risk assessments to deliver more cost-effective, quality care. 

Person-Centered Care | Managed Care | Care Coordination