0530 Health, Human Services Agency, Secy
0280 - SECRETARY FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
The Secretary for California Health and Human Services Agency provides the Governor with the highest level of advice on state health, human services and related budget policy issues. The Secretary also provides the highest level of leadership and oversight of the agency-wide efforts to promote the health and well being of a growing and increasingly diverse California population.
0285 - THE CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION INTEGRITY
The California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII), under the direction of the Deputy Secretary, Health Information Exchange (HIE), is responsible for statewide leadership, coordination, policy formation, direction, and oversight responsibilities for federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. As the leading resource for providing HIPAA expertise to the State of California, CalOHII exercises full authority relative to state entities to establish policy, provide direction to state entities, monitor progress and report on implementation efforts based on state and federal laws. In addition, CalOHII promotes the development of standards to facilitate and expand electronic HIE as HIPAA privacy and security standards correlate with the baseline standards for HIE.
0290 - OFFICE OF SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
This Office provides project management services for automation projects for the Health and Human Services Agency, the Department of Social Services, the Department of Health Care Services, and the Health Benefit Exchange, including:
- Child Welfare Services/Case Management System
- Statewide Automated Welfare System
- Statewide Fingerprint Imaging System
- Electronic Benefit Transfer System
- Case Management, Information and Payrolling System II
- California Healthcare Eligibility, Enrollment and Retention System Project.
- Appeals Case Management System
- Child Welfare Services - New System
- Welfare Data Tracking Implementation Project
0295 - OFFICE OF THE PATIENT ADVOCATE
The mission of the Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA) is to improve the access to and quality of health care services for all Californians. With its commitment to transparency and accountability, OPA produces a number of mandated public reporting services and products including the annual Health Care Quality Report Cards for health plans and medical groups. OPA also has begun their new responsibilities for preparing annual Complaint Data Reports and Baseline Review for the State Consumer Assistance Call Centers; annual Timely Access Complaint Rate reporting, and the development of model protocols for State Consumer Assistance Call Centers.