Advocacy Updates

CAPH actively analyzes state and federal health care issues that would impact public health care systems.

Our advocacy agenda seeks to ensure that our members have the necessary resources and tools to provide high-quality care to over 2.8 million patients.
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About CAPH

The California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems represents California’s 21 public health care systems, which are the core of the state’s health care safety net, delivering high quality care to all in need and working to improve the health of their patients and communities. Learn More »

CAPH Publications

  • Whole Person Care: The Essential Role of Community Health Workers & Peers

    Community Health Workers and Peers act as a bridge between people and systems of care. Learn more about how Whole Person Care supports this critical workforce.

  • PRIME Program Update – December 2019 Webinar

    Learn more about the progress and impact of public health care systems in PRIME, a key program of the Medi-Cal 2020 waiver. Presentations from LA DHS and UC San Diego on their experiences with care delivery and data analytics.

  • Protect Medicaid DSH Funding

    Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments are critical for public health care systems, ensuring that low income individuals across California can receive timely high-quality health care services.