Decisions Pending and Opportunities for Public Participation
The Government Modernization, Efficiency, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2005 requires that State agencies post information on their websites about public meetings, proposed regulations, and how to comment or otherwise participate.
The Department of Health Care Services seeks comments on all proposed regulations, in keeping with California’s commitment to provide meaningful involvement in government decisions.
How To Participate
Advisory Councils - Information on the advisory councils that are a part of the California Department of Health Care Services, including meeting notices.
Open Meetings (Not DHCS) - Learn about the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act.
Rulemaking Process (Not DHCS) - Learn how to participate in California’s rulemaking process.
California Regulatory Notice Register (Not DHCS) - The Office of Administrative Law's weekly publication of all proposed regulatory notices that impact the California Code of Regulations.
Mailing List Form (PDF) - Information on how to be added to or deleted from the Department's Office of Regulations Mailing List.
Laws & Regulations Relevant To Current Public Proceedings
Proposed Regulations - Access information related to the Department's proposed and emergency regulations.
Completed Regulatory Proposals - Access information related to the Department's recently completed regulatory proposals.
Existing Regulations (Not DHCS) - Access existing regulations on the California Code of Regulations website.
Statutes (Not DHCS) - Access California laws on the Legislative Counsel’s website.
Code of Federal Regulations (Not DHCS) - Access federal regulations related to the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Submit Your Comments on Draft Regulations Here
Submit Comments - Access the Office of Regulations website to submit your comments.