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Welcome To The CDHS Office Of Regulations

PLEASE NOTE
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007
REORGANIZATION of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Senate Bill 162, Chapter 241, Statutes of 2006, also known as the California Public Health Act of 2006, provides for the reorganization of the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) by:

  • Establishing a California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
  • Transferring certain responsibilities from the former CDHS to the new CDPH
  • Renaming former CDHS as the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).

Current day-to-day operations for the former CDHS Office of Regulations will continue under one of the following Offices, accordingly, after July 1, 2007.

The California Department of Public Health

Link to California Department of Public Health

Office of Regulations and Hearings

The Department of
Health Care Services

Link to the California Department of Health Care Services

Office of Regulations

Programs Served

Programs Served

    Regulations
  • Chronic Disease and Injury Control
  • Office of AIDS
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Women, Infants, and Children
  • Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health
  • Office of Family Planning
  • Genetic Disease
  • Food, Drug, and Radiation Safety
  • Drinking Water and Environmental Health
  • Licensing and Certification
  • Laboratory Field Services
    Hearings
  • Transfer/Discharge Appeals
  • Refusal to Readmit Appeals
  • Citation Review Conferences
    Medi-Cal Programs Including:
  • Managed Care
  • Provider Enrollment
  • Third Party Liability and Recovery
  • Systems of Care
  • Utilization Management
  • Eligibility
  • Benefits
  • Rates
  • Long Term Care

For more information about the CDHS reorganization, including background, organization charts and frequently asked questions, go to the following website:
http://www.dhs.ca.gov/home/organization/reorganization


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