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 diverse healthcare workforce
  • Data: collect, manage, analyze and report information about California’s healthcare infrastructure and patient outcomes
  • Affordability: analyze health care cost trends and drivers of spending, enforce health care cost targets, and conduct cost and market impact reviews of proposed health care consolidations

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Latest News

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October 25, 2022 Get the Facts About the Office of Health Care Affordability

Understand the role of the Office of Health Care Affordability at the Department of Health Care Access and Information.

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October 24, 2022 HCAI awards $37.6 million in Grants to Develop and Expand Access to Behavioral Healthcare Services

Funding supports psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner training programs and psychiatry residency programs.

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September 21, 2022 HCAI awards $40.8 million in Grants for Students to Pursue Healthcare Careers

Grant awards will be issued through the Health Professions Pathways Program.  

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