This year's Summit created space for thought-leaders to learn and dialogue with each other about critical windows of opportunity, and how best to transform California's LTSS System. Read Dr. Chernof's Perspectives on some key areas for system transformation that were discussed.
California is among a dozen states participating in the national demonstration to improve care for people with serious chronic illnesses and functional limitations who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare. We commissioned the Field Research Corporation to poll the state's dual eligibles, including people enrolled and those opting out in five demonstration counties as well as people in non-demonstration counties. What did the Field survey find? People in Cal MediConnect reported positive experiences, with majories stating satifaction or confidence.
Read Dr. Chernof's perspectives on the importance of forming effective health care/community-based organization partnerships.
On July 13th, The White House held its sixth Conference on Aging. Industry leaders and experts discussed issues shaping the landscape for America's aging future. Read Dr. Chernof's perspectives on successes and what was missing.
Health care coverage issues are still front and center when the media talks about the Affordable Care Act. However, the delivery system reform elements of the law are quietly having a profound impact on today’s health care landscape.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has endured its share of controversy, facing both legal challenges and implementation difficulties. Even with these struggles, the ACA has created landmark improvements to our health care delivery system. Before the ACA, many Americans lacked access to affordable health insurance; today, over 16 million previously uninsured Americans have coverage.