About Our Organization

California’s Department of Health Care Access and Information’s (HCAI) mission is to expand equitable access to quality, affordable health care for all Californians through resilient facilities, actionable information, and the health workforce each community needs. 

HCAI Program Areas:

  • Facilities: monitor the construction, renovation, and seismic safety of California’s hospitals and skilled nursing facilities
  • Financing: provide loan insurance for nonprofit healthcare facilities to develop or expand services
  • Workforce: promote a culturally competent and linguistically diverse health workforce
  • Data: collect, manage, analyze and report information about California’s healthcare landscape
  • Affordability: improve health care affordability through data analysis, spending targets, and measures to advance value. Enforce hospital billing protections, and provide generic drugs at a low, transparent price

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