OSHPD is now HCAI

Welcome to the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI), formerly the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). All the information that was available under OSHPD is here as HCAI.

HCAI Preapproved Agency Applications (OPAA) are Available Online

Applications for HCAI Preapproved Agencies (OPAA) can now be submitted through the eServices Portal. Click below to learn more.

HCAI Facilities Development Division has four distinct preapproval programs that operate under the Structural Support Unit (SSU) and Inspection Services Unit (ISU).

HCAI Preapproval of Manufacturer’s Certification (OPM)

The HCAI Preapproval of Manufacturer’s Certification (OPM) is a voluntary program for review and preapproval of seismic design of supports and attachments for nonstructural components to be used in health facilities construction in California.

HCAI Special Seismic Certification Preapproval (OSP)

The HCAI Special Seismic Certification Preapproval (OSP) is a voluntary program for review and preapproval of Special Seismic Certifications to be used in health facilities construction in California.

HCAI Preapproved Agency (OPAA)

The HCAI Preapproved Agency (OPAA) is a voluntary program for Structural Tests and Special Inspections agencies providing services to California′s Health Facilities Construction. OPAA is issued on the basis of the Agency′s accreditation or DSA-LEA approval in accordance with PIN 58:

HCAI Preapproved Details (OPD)

The HCAI Preapproved Details (OPD) are standard architectural and engineering details developed by HCAI FDD for use in California heath facilities construction, at the discretion of Registered Design Professionals (RDP).

HCAI Preapproval of Anchorage (OPA)

The HCAI Preapproval of Anchorage (OPA) program is discontinued effective March 1, 2013. Existing OPAs can be used for projects based on the code cycle under which OPAs were approved.