AskCHIS

AskCHIS allows you to quickly search for health statistics on your county, region and state.

AskCHIS

Health Profiles

Get a quick profile of key health statistics for California, your county, legislative district, or on a particular topic or age group.

Learn More

Search Publications

Search our extensive database of reports, policy briefs, fact sheets and health data.

 

Spotlight - Allows authors to enter rich text content.  Spotlight

 

CENTER GRANT NOTED:
A grant awarded to the Center for a project about caring for children with chronic diseases was highlighted in Health Affairs GrantWatch. The project, led by faculty associate Daphna Gans, includes a survey of families of children with special health care needs in California and in-depth interviews with health care providers.

Read the article.

 

News Updates - UCLA Health Policy News Updates Web Part  News Updates

 
 

 Join our Newsletter

 

Join Our Newsletter

A monthly e-mail of breaking news, data, and publications from the Center.

Join

Ask The Expert​

naderehpourat2013_jpg.jpgShana Alex Charles, director of the Center's Insurance Studies Program, is co-author of the new report The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2011-2012 California Health Interview Survey. In this brief interview, Charles addresses high-deductible plans, the proposed extension of Medi-Cal to some undocumented immigrants in California, and health insurance in the post-ACA era..

Read the interview >>

 

Healthcare Reform

The Center is researching various topics and programs related to the upcoming implementation of health care reform. These include the characteristics of those newly-eligible for coverage, costs and effectiveness of new programs and services (such as the Low Income Health Program) ​as well as changes to public and private health insurance.

Browse our recent publications on reform-related topics »​​​​​


Programs

California Health Interview Survey

CHIS is the nation’s largest state health survey and one of the largest health surveys in the United States. The CHIS Web site offers free data files, as well as quick, customized health statistics via its easy-to-use tool, AskCHIS.  Learn more...

Health Economics & Evaluation Research

The Health Economics and Evaluation Research (HEER) Program examines the economic impacts of health care policies and programs. From local public health interventions, to statewide efforts to improve Medi-Cal, to national debates on health care financing, HEER staff provide analysis, conduct evaluations and offer expertise to policymakers and others concerned with health care costs... Learn more »

Health DATA

Through in-person and on-line workshops, the Health DATA Program helps policymakers, community groups and health and advocacy organizations to understand and use credible data in their programmatic and policy development work.

See upcoming workshops or learn more about the Health DATA Program.  Learn more »

Health Insurance

The Health Insurance Program examines key state and national trends in health insurance coverage, including employer and individual insurance, access to insurance, as well as the health and economic impact of lack of insurance. The program’s biennial publication, “The State of Health Insurance in California,” provides omnibus reporting of important health insurance statistics...  Learn more »

Chronic Disease

The Chronic Disease Program conducts wide-ranging research on chronic conditions, including asthma, cancer, diabetes, obesity and coronary heart disease. The program investigates the causes of chronic disease, such as unhealthy food and living environments, as well as the health, social and economic consequences ...  Learn more »

Health Disparities

The Health Disparities Program examines the unique health concerns of populations challenged by inequities in health and health care quality along racial, ethnic, age or socio-economic lines. In particular, the program is noted for its expertise on the elderly, immigrants, women and American Indian and Alaska Native populations...  Learn more »