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California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)
California Department of Insurance (DOI)
California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC)
The California Department of Managed Health Care is a first-in-the-nation consumer rights project. It was launched to help Californians resolve individual problems with HMOs and ensure a better, more solvent and stable managed health care system.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)
For 25 years, HSAG has provided innovative leadership in health care quality improvement for Federal, state and private clients. As the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for California, HSAG works with physicians, hospitals, health plans, nursing homes, home health agencies, and Medicare beneficiaries across the state to improve the quality of care delivered to Medicare beneficiaries.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations - JCAHO
JCAHO is a quality oversight body for health care organizations and managed care plans in the United States.
National Committee for Quality Assurance - NCQA
NCQA is a non-profit organization that assesses and reports on the quality of care delivered by managed care organizations.
American Medical Group Association (AMGA)
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) represents medical groups and organized systems of care, including some of the nationís largest, most prestigious integrated healthcare delivery systems.
More than 95,000 physicians practice in AMGA member organizations, providing healthcare services for approximately 95 million patients.
California Association of Health Plans (CAHP)
The California Association of Health Plans' mission is to serve their Member Health Plans by creating and sustaining an environment that permits them to maintain viability and grow as organizations dedicated to coordinating or providing high quality, affordable, accessible health care to their members.
California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG)
The California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) is an independent trade association dedicated to meeting the unique professional, service, educational and advocacy needs of physician organizations throughout the state.
California Health Information Association (CHIA)
California Hospital Association (CHA)
Based in Sacramento, CHA is the statewide leader representing the interests of hospitals and health systems in California. CHA includes nearly 450 hospital and health system members, and more than 150 Executive, Associate and Personal members.
California Information Exchange (CALINX)
This is the official United States government time.
California Health Advocates
California Health Advocates (CHA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to timely and responsive education and advocacy efforts on behalf of California Medicare beneficiaries and the pre-retirement population. CHA promotes the work of the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) projects serving 4.1 million Medicare beneficiaries of all ages throughout California. CHA provides statewide technical training and support to local HICAP professional staff and volunteer counselors.
California Healthcare Foundation
California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF) is a nonprofit grantmaking philanthropy based in Oakland, California. Founded in 1996, the staff of about 50 people issues around $40 million in grants each year from an endowment of $700 million. CHCF does not participate in lobbying or fundraising.
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is the leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve healthcare information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care, improve efficiency and to reduce costs of the American healthcare system. Formed in 1991 by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), WEDI was named in the 1996 HIPAA legislation as an advisor to HHS and continues to fulfill that role today.
California Office of Administrative Law
The online source for the California Code of regulations / Health & Safety regulations
Federal Register notification regarding the Prompt Payment Act Interest Rate
The current interest rate is noted in the text above the table of historical interest rates which are subject to change every January 1st and July 1st.
Official California Legislative Information
Welcome to the official site for California legislative information. This WWW site is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law. For more information, you may read Accessing California Legislative Information on the Internet, refer to Frequently Asked Questions, or visit other Legislative WWW sites. For new additions to our site, see our New Features page.