California - Legislatively Mandated Effort
Title or Name of APCD System:
Health Care Cost Transparency Database
Who Maintains the System:
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)
On June 27, 2018, the Omnibus Health Trailer Bill (Assembly Bill No. 1810) was approved by California Governor Brown. The bill directs the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) to create the Health Care Cost Transparency Database which will bring together information from health insurers, health care services plans, and other payers to increase payment and pricing transparency and to inform policy decisions.