​​​​​​Hospita​​​​​l Financing Data Unit

The Hospital Financing Data Unit (HFDU) was established following enactment of the :

  1. Medi-Cal Hospital/Uninsured Care Demonstration Project Act, Chapter 560, Statutes of 2005 (Perata and Ducheny); and
  2. Health Care Coverage Initiatives, Chapter 76, Statutes of 2006 (Kuehl).

provided the statutory framework for the federal section 1115 Hospital/Uninsured Care Demonstration (Demonstration), effective from September 1, 2006, through August 31, 2010, which enables California to stabilize and increase funding to its safety net hospitals. P​rovided the statutory framework for that portion of the Demonstration related to the extension of health care coverage to eligible low-income uninsured individuals. 

The HFDU is responsible for:

  • Generating written detailed quarterly and annual reports related to the Demonstration;
  • Developing new protocols and procedures required by the Demonstration;
  • Implementing and monitoring Health Care Coverage Initiative activities; and,
  • Analyzing legislation concerning reimbursement for safety net hospitals and proposals for new health care initiatives.


Additional information about the Demonstration can be found at the ​web page.

Link to Health Care Coverage Initiative page.


Contact Information

Hospital Financing Data Unit
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS 4519
P.O. Box 997436
Sacramento, CA 95899-7419
Phone: (916) 552-9113
Fax: (916) 552-9109

Last modified date: 3/23/2021 9:11 AM