Health Coverage in 2014
The Affordable Care Act will expand coverage to millions of Californians through an expansion of Medi-Cal and subsidies to help individuals and families purchase health coverage through the state’s new health exchange, Covered California. While many will pay less for coverage, some Californians will see their premiums go up.
CAHP fact sheets, issue briefs, and research summaries highlighting the impacts of health care reform on California, health care costs and cost drivers, and health insurance premiums.
CAHP provides the news media with a high level perspective on health care reform’s impact on health plans and issues that affect the underlying cost of providing care.
As California moves forward with significant changes in its health care system, CAHP wants to ensure we bring you the focal points of the conversation to help advance the discussion. CAHP’s On Target series highlights noteworthy information we believe is valuable to the ongoing California health care dialogue. The Missed the Mark series exposes misleading or misrepresented pieces of information in an attempt to set the record straight.
The latest analyses of the impact of the ACA on health insurance premiums, strategies to bend the health care cost curve, and factors that drive health care spending.
Media coverage of issues relating to ACA implementation, its impact on premiums, health care cost drivers, and strategies to combat growth in health spending.
Fact sheets, FAQs, and implementation guides that break down the ACA by market (individual, small group) and by audience (businesses, consumers).