​​​​​​​​CCS Approved Hospitals 

Tertiary Hospital Chapter 3.3.1

For the purpose of California Children's Services (CCS), a Tertiary Hospital is a referral hospital providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary, regionalized pediatric care to children from birth up to 21 years of age consistent with the requirements listed under this Section. This includes the provision of a full range of medical and surgical care for severely ill children, pediatric residency training with 24-hour CCS-paneled pediatrician coverage, an organized pediatric research program, and community outreach. For a hospital that does not have an accredited pediatric residency training program, it shall have an organized pediatric research program, pediatric specialty consultation, and 24-hour in-house coverage by licensed physicians who have completed an accredited residency program. *Prior to January 1, 1999 was called a "Long-Term Hospital".

Pediatric Community Hospital Chapter 3.3.2

For the purpose of California Children's Services (CCS), a Pediatric Community Hospital is a community-based hospital with licensed pediatric beds that provides services for children from birth up to 21 years of age consistent with the requirements listed in this Section. The length of stay shall not exceed 21 days, with the exception of care provided in a CCS-approved Community or Intermediate Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as per CCS Manual of Procedures, Chapter 3.25. *Prior to January 1, 1999 was called a "Standard Hospital".

General Community Hospital Chapter 3.3.3

For the purpose of California Children's Services (CCS), a General Community Hospital is a community-based hospital without licensed pediatric beds in which care may be provided only for adolescents 14 years up to 21 years of age consistent with the requirements listed in this Section. The length of stay shall not exceed 21 days, with the exception of care provided in a CCS-approved Community or Intermediate Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as per CCS Manual of Procedures, Chapter 3.25.

Special Hospital Chapter 3.3.4 (PDF, 2.57MB)

For the purpose of California Children's Services (CCS), a Special Hospital is a hospital licensed as an acute care hospital and meets either one or two below:

1. The hospital has no licensed pediatric beds, but has: a) licensed perinatal unit/service and intensive care newborn nursery (ICNN) service and meets the CCS NICU Standards as a Community NICU or an Intermediate NICU, as per CCS Manual of Procedures, Chapter 3.25; or b) licensed under special permit for rehabilitation services and meets CCS Standards as a Rehabilitation Facility.

2. The hospital provides services in a specialized area of medical care and acts as a regional referral center for that specialized type of care, e.g., eye surgery, ear surgery or burn center.

Limited Hospital Chapter 3.3.5 (PDF, 2.01MB)

For the purpose of California Children's Services (CCS), a Special hospital is a hospital in a rural area where there are no community or tertiary inpatient hospital services available. These hospitals, which do not have licensed pediatric beds, are capable of providing limited services to children and adolescents for acute short-term conditions for which the expected length of stay shall not exceed five days.


Hospital Name Legal Name Type of Facility ​Special Care Center ​County
Adventist Health BakersfieldSan Joaquin Community Hospital Corporation​General CommunityKern
Adventist Health Feather RiverFeather River Hospital​Limited Butte
Adventist Health GlendaleGlendale Adventist Medical Center​Special Link Los Angeles
Adventist Health HanfordHanford Community Hospital​Limited Kings
Adventist Health Howard MemorialWillits Hospital Inc.​Limited Mendocino
Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Lodi Memorial Hospital​Limited San Joaquin
Adventist Health Simi Valley​Simi Valley  Hospital​Pediatric Community Ventura
Adventist Health Sonora​Sonora Community Hospital​LimitedTuolumne
Adventist Health Ukiah Valley​Ukiah Adventist Hospital ​Limited Mendocino
Adventist Health White MemorialWhite Memorial Medical Center​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical CenterAHMC Anaheim Regional Medical CenterSpecial ​Link Orange
Alta Bates Summit Medical CenterSutter East Bay HospitalsSpecialLinkAlameda
Antelope Valley HospitalAntelope Valley HealthcarePediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
Arrowhead Regional Medical CenterCounty of San BernardinoPediatric CommunityLink San Bernardino
Asante Rogue Regional Medical CenterAsante​StandardLink Jackson, Oregon
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Bakersfield Memorial Pediatric CommunityLinkKern
Ballard Rehabilitation HospitalVibra Hospital of San Bernardino​SpecialLink San Bernardino
Banner Lassen Medical CenterBanner Lassen Medical Center​LimitedLassen
Barton Memorial Hospital Barton Healthcare SystemLimitedLink El Dorado
California Hospital Medical CenterDignity HealthPediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
California Pacific Medical CenterCalifornia Pacific Medical CenterTertiaryLink San Francisco
Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for HealthcareCasa Colina Hospital for RehabilitativeSpecial Link Los Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterCedars-Sinai Medical CenterTertiaryLink Los Angeles
Centinela Hospital Medical CenterPrime Healthcare Centinela LLCStandardLink Los Angeles
Children's Hospital Los AngelesChildren's Hospital Los Angeles TertiaryLink Los Angeles
CHOC Children's at Mission HospitalCHOC Children's Hospital​Pediatric Community ​Link Orange
CHOC Children's Main Campus - OrangeChildren's Hospital of Orange CountyTertiaryLink Orange
City of HopeCity of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital SpecialLink Los Angeles
Clovis Community Medical Center​Clovis Community Medical Center​SpecialLinkFresno
Community Hospital of San BernardinoSan Bernardino​ Community Hospital Standard ​Link San Bernardino
Community Hospital of the Monterey PeninsulaCommunity Hospital of the Monterey PeninsulaLimited​​

Community Memorial HospitalCommunity Memorial HealthSpecialLink Ventura
Community Regional Medical CenterCommunity Regional Medical Center​Pediatric Community LinkFresno
Dameron Hospital Dameron HospitalPediatric Community San Joaquin
Delano Regional Medical CenterCentral California Foundation for Health / Delano Regional Medical Pediatric CommunityKern
Desert Regional Medical Center Inc. Desert Regional Medical Center Inc. Pediatric CommunityLink Riverside
Doctors Medical CenterDoctors Medical Center of Modesto Inc. General CommunityLink Stanislaus
Dominican HospitalDominican Hospital Pediatric CommunityLink Santa Cruz
El Camino HospitalEl Camino Hospital StandardLink Santa Clara
El Centro Regional Medical CenterEl Centro Regional Medical CenterLimitedLink Imperial
Emanuel Medical CenterEmanuel Medical Center​LimitedStanislaus
Enloe Medical CenterEnloe Medical Center - EsplanadeLimited​​Link Butte
Fairchild Medical CenterFairchild Medical Center ​Limited ​Siskiyou
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical CenterFountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical Center - EuclidPediatric CommunityLink Orange
Garfield Medical CenterAHMC Garfield Medical Center LPPediatric Community Link Monterey
Glendale Memorial Hospital Glendale Memorial Hospital SpecialLink Los Angeles
Good Samaritan HospitalGood Samaritan Hospital ​StandardLink Los Angeles
Good Samaritan HospitalGood Samaritan Hospital, LPPediatric CommunityLink Santa Clara
Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterLos Angeles County​TertiaryLink Los Angeles
Hazel Hawkins Memorial HospitalHazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Limited ​Link San Benito
Healdsburg District Hospital​Northern Sonoma Hospital District​Limited Sonoma
​​Healthbridge Children's Hospital Orange Healthbridge Children's Hospital - OrangeSpecial ​Link Orange
Highland HospitalAlameda Health System​General CommunityAlameda
Hoag HospitalHoag Memorial Hospital PresbyterianStandard​LinkOrange
Hollywood Presbyterian MedicalCHA Hollywood Medical Center Pediatric Community​Link Los Angeles
Huntington HospitalPasadena Hospital Association Pediatric Community ​Link Los Angeles
​​Inter-Community Hospital Citrus Valley Medical Center Inc​General Community Los Angeles
John Muir Medical Center (Walnut Creek Campus)John Muir Medical CenterPediatric Community LinkContra Costa
Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Hospitals​Pediatric CommunityLink Orange
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Hospitals ​Community HospitalLink Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanent Fontana Medical CenterKaiser Foundation HospitalsStandardLink San Bernardino
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Hospitals​​TertiaryLink Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​TertiaryLinkAlameda
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation HospitalsSpecial ​Link Tulare
Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​StandardLink San Mateo
Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals ​General CommunityLink Riverside
Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​TertiaryLink Placer
Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Hospitals ​General CommunityLink Sacramento
Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation HospitalsPediatric Community​Link San Diego
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Hospitals ​Pediatric Community Link San Francisco
Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​General CommunityLinkAlameda
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​TertiaryLink Santa Clara
Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​General CommunityLink Sacramento
Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​StandardLink Solano
Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals​Pediatric Community LinkContra Costa
Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center​Kaiser Foundation Hospitals WLA ​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical CenterKaiser Foundation Hospitals​Special Link Los Angeles
Kaweah Delta Medical CenterKaweah Delta Health Care DistrictStandard​Link Tulare
Keck Hospital of USCUSC Care Medical Group Inc.​Special Link Los Angeles
Kern Medical CenterKern Medical Center Pediatric CommunityLink Kern
LAC+USC Medical CenterLAC+USC Medical Center​TertiaryLink Los Angeles
​​Loma Linda University Children's HospitalLoma Linda UniversityTertiary ​Link San Bernardino
​​Lompoc Valley Medical Center​Lompoc Valley Medical Center​Limited Santa Barbara
Los Robles Regional Medical CenterLos Robles Hospital & Medical Center​Limited Link Ventura
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital StanfordLucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital StanfordTertiaryLink Santa Clara
Mad River Community Hospital American Hospital Management​LimitedLink Humboldt
Madera Community HospitalMadera Community Hospital Limited Madera
Mammoth Hospital ​Southern Mono Healthcare District​Limited Mono
Marian Regional Medical CenterDignity Health Pediatric CommunityLink Santa Barbara
Marin General HospitalMarin General Hospital StandardLink​​Marin
Marshall Medical CenterMarshall Medical CenterLimited ​ El Dorado
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital​LAC Martin Luther King Jr.​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
​Mee Memorial HospitalSouthern Monterey County Memorial Hospital Inc.​Limited Monterey
Memorial Medical CenterSutter Central Valley Hospitals​​General Community LinkStanislaus
Mendocino Coast District Hospital Mendocino Coast Hospital Limited ​ Mendocino
Mercy Hospital Downtown BakersfieldDignity Health ​General CommunityKern
Mercy Medical CenterDignity Health General Community Merced
Mercy Medical Center Mount ShastaDignity Health ​Limited Siskiyou
Mercy Medical Center ReddingDignity Health Pediatric CommunityLinkShasta
Mercy San Juan Medical CenterDignity Health Pediatric Community ​Link Sacramento
Methodist Hospital of SacramentoDignity Health Pediatric Community ​Link Sacramento
Methodist Hospital of Southern CaliforniaDignity Health​Pediatric Community Los Angeles
Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long BeachLong Beach Memorial Medical CenterTertiaryLink Los Angeles
​Mills-Peninsula Medical CenterSutter Bay Hospitals​Pediatric CommunityLink San Mateo
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center​Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center​Pediatric Community Orange
Natividad Medical CenterCounty of MontereyPediatric Community ​Link Monterey
Northbay Medical CenterNorthbay Healthcare GroupPediatric Community Link Solano
Northern Inyo Healthcare DistrictNorthern Inyo Healthcare District ​Limited Inyo
Northridge HospitalDignity Health Pediatric Community ​Link Los Angeles
O'Conner Hospital O'Conner Hospital​Pediatric CommunityLink Santa Clara
Olive View-UCLA Medical CenterLos Angeles CountyPediatric Community ​Link Los Angeles
​​Orange County Global Medical CenterOrange County Global Medical Center Inc. Special ​Link Orange
Oroville Hospital Oroville​ Hospital Limited​Butte
Orthopaedic Institute for ChildrenOrthopaedic Hospital-UCLA Health​TertiaryLink Los Angeles
Palomar Medical Center Downtown EscondidoPalomar Health Pediatric CommunityLink San Diego
Parkview Community Hospital Medical CenterParkview Community Hospital Medical CenterStandard​Link Riverside
​​Petaluma Valley HospitalSRM Alliance Hospital Services ​Limited Link Sonoma
​​PIH Hospital PIH Health Hospital Whittier​Standard Link Los Angeles
​Pioneers Health CenterPioneers Memorial Health Care District​Standard​Link​
​​Placentia-Linda Hospital​Placentia-Linda Hospital Inc. ​Standard Orange
​​​Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center​Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center​Pediatric Community Link Los Angeles
Providence Holy Cross Medical CenterProvidence Health SystemSpecialLink Los Angeles
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Providence Health System ​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
​​Providence Saint John's Health CenterProvidence Saint Johns Health Center ​StandardLink Los Angeles
Providence Saint Joseph Medical CenterProvidence Health System SpecialLink Los Angeles
​​Providence Tarzana Medical CenterProvidence Health System​StandardLink Los Angeles
Queen of the Valley HospitalCitrus Valley Medical Center - QV Campus​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Rady Children's Hospital San Diego​Tertiary Link San Diego
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center​County of Los Angeles Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation​Special Link Los Angeles
​​Redlands Community Hospital ​Redlands Community Hospital Standard​Link San Bernardino
Redwood MemorialSt. Joseph Health Northern California LLC​Limited Humboldt
Regional Medical of San Jose San Jose Healthcare SystemsPediatric Community ​Link Santa Clara 
Rehabilitation Institute at Santa BarbaraRehabilitation Institute of Santa Barbara​Special Link Santa Barbara
Renown Regional Medical CenterRenown Regional Medical Center​StandardWashoe, Nevada
Ridgecrest Regional HospitalRidgecrest Regional Hospital ​Limited Kern
Riverside Community HospitalRiverside Healthcare SystemsPediatric Community ​Link Riverside
​Riverside University Health System Medical Center County of RiversidePediatric Community ​Link Riverside
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical CenterRegents of the University California​TertiaryLink Los Angeles
Saint Agnes Medical CenterSaint Agnes Medical Center​Special LinkFresno
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital St. Francis Memorial Hospital​Special San Francisco
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare SystemSalinas Valley Memorial Hospital Standard​Link Monterey
​San Antonio Regional HospitalSan Antonio Regional HospitalStandard​Link San Bernardino
​San Gabriel Valley Medical CenterAHMC San Gabriel ValleyGeneral Community ​Link Los Angeles
San Joaquin General Hospital San Joaquin General Hospital Pediatric Community ​Link San Joaquin
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara Cottage Pediatric Community ​Link Santa Barbara
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center ​County of Santa Clara Tertiary ​Link Santa Clara
​​Santa Rosa Memorial HospitalSt. Joseph Health Northern California LLCPediatric Community ​Link Sonoma
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital ​Limited Santa Barbara
Scripps Memorial Hospital EncinitasScripps Health ​Special Link San Diego
Scripps Memorial Hospital La JollaScripps Health ​Special Link San Diego
​Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista Scripps Health​Pediatric CommunityLink San Diego
​​Scripps Mercy Hospital San DiegoScripps Health Pediatric Community ​Link San Diego
Sequoia HospitalSequoia Health Services Standard ​Link San Mateo
Sharp Chula Vista Medical CenterSharp Chula Vista Medical CenterStandard ​Link San Diego
​Sharp Grossmont HospitalGrossmont Hospital Corporation ​General CommunityLink San Diego
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & NewbornsSharp Memorial Hospital Special ​Link San Diego
Sharp Memorial HospitalSharp Memorial Hospital General CommunityLink San Diego
Sherman Oaks HospitalPrime Healthcare SVS II​Special Los Angeles
Shriners Hospital for ChildrenShriners Hospital for ChildrenSpecial ​ Los Angeles
Shriners Hospital for Children-Northern California​Shriners Hospital for ChildrenSpecial ​Link Sacramento
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Sierra Nevada Memorial Limited ​ Nevada
​Sierra View Medical Center Sierra View Local Health Care District​Limited Tulare
Sierra Vista Regional Medical CenterSierra Vista Hospital Inc.​Pediatric Community Link San Luis Obispo
Sky Lakes Medical CenterSky Lake Medical Center​Limited Klamath, Oregon
​St. Bernardine Medical CenterDignity Health General Community ​Link San Bernardino
St. Elizabeth Community HospitalDignity Health ​Limited Tehama
St. Francis Medical CenterSt Francis Medical CenterStandard Link Los Angeles
St. John's Regional Medical CenterDignity Health General Community ​Link Ventura
St. Joseph Hospital of OrangeSt Joseph Hospital of Orange ​General Community Orange
​​St. Joseph HumboldtSt Joseph Health Northern California LLC​Limited Humboldt
​St. Joseph's Medical CenterPort City Operating Company LLC Pediatric Community ​Link San Joaquin
St. Joseph Health Queen of the ValleySt Joseph Health Northern California LLC ​Limited Napa
​​St. Jude Medical CenterSt. Jude Hospital Standard ​Link Orange
St. Mary Medical CenterDignity Health ​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
​​St. Mary Medical Center Apply ValleySt Mary Medical CenterSpecial ​Link San Bernardino
St. Rose Hospital ​Hayward Sisters Hospital Limited Alameda
St. Vincent Medical CenterSt Vincent Medical Center​Limited Los Angeles
​Stanford Hospital & ClinicsStanford Hospital & Clinics ​General CommunityLink Santa Clara
Sunrise Hospital & Medical CenterSunrise Hospital Medical Center​Special Clark, Nevada
Sutter Amador HospitalSutter Valley Hospital Limited ​Amador
​Sutter Auburn Faith HospitalSutter Valley Hospital ​Limited Placer
Sutter Medical Center, SacramentoSutter Health Hospitals​Tertiary Link Sacramento
Sutter Roseville Medical CenterSutter Valley HospitalsGeneral Community ​Link Placer
Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital Sutter Bay HospitalsGeneral Community  ​Link Sonoma
Tahoe Forest Hospital Tahoe Forest Hospital District Limited ​Link Nevada
Torrance Memorial Medical CenterTorrance Memorial Medical CenterStandard​Link Los Angeles
Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Mountain View Child Care Inc.Special ​Link San Bernardino
​​Tri-City Medical CenterTri-City Hospital District General Community ​Link San Diego
​​Twin Cities Community HospitalTwin Cities Community Hospital Inc. ​Limited San Luis Obispo
UC Davis Medical CenterUC Davis Medical Center​Tertiary​​Link Sacramento
UC Irvine Medical CenterUniversity of California Board of Regents​General CommunityLink Orange
​​UC San Diego Medical Center - HillcrestRegents of the University California ​General CommunityLink San Diego
UC San Diego Medical Center - La Jolla​Regents of the University California​Tertiary ​Link​San Diego
​UCLA Medical Center, Santa MonicaRegents of the University California ​Pediatric CommunityLink Los Angeles
​UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital OaklandChildren's Hospital Medical Center of Northern California ​​TertiaryLinkAlameda
​​UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San FranciscoUniversity of California Board of Regents Tertiary ​Link San Francisco
Valley Children's Hospital Valley Children's Hospital ​Tertiary Link Madera
Valley Presbyterian HospitalValley Presbyterian Hospital ​Pediatric Community Link Los Angeles
Ventura County Medical CenterCounty of Ventura ​Pediatric Community Link Ventura
Washington Hospital Washington Township Healthcare​Standard LinkAlameda
Watsonville Community HospitalWatsonville Hospital Corporation SpecialLink Santa Cruz
​West Hills Hospital and Medical Center ​West Hills Hospital ​SpecialLink Los Angeles
Woodland Memorial HospitalDignity Health StandardLink Yolo
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma CenterSan Francisco General Hospital ​StandardLink San Francisco


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