Existing Laws and Regulations

Health Facility Data Program Law

California Health and Safety Code, Division 107 Excerpts related to Patient-level Data Reporting.  Sections excerpted from Part 2, Chapter 1 Health Planning and Part 5, Chapter 1 Health Facility Data.  Updated November 2018.

Full MIRCal Regulations

California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 7, Chapter 10, Article 8 Patient Data Reporting Requirements, Sections 97210-97268 & applicable Sections excerpted from Chapter 1, Article 5 and Chapter 10, Articles 1, 4, and 5.  Updated November 2018.

Recently Approved Regulations

Inpatient ESOP update and removal of Obsolete Regulatory Language approved October 31, 2018

OAL has approved updates to Sections 97215, 97216, 97217, 97221, 97222, 97223, 97224, 97225, 97226, 97227, 97228, 97229, 97232, and 97248 of the Patient Data Reporting Requirements effective October 31, 2018.

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Regulations Library

Forms Renumbering update approved May 9, 2018

OAL has approved updates to Sections 97212, 97240, 97241, 97246, & 97249 of the Patient Data Reporting Requirements effective May 9, 2018. Revisions due to OSHPD division reorganization/renaming.

Inpatient ESOP Regulation update approved February 8, 2018

OAL has approved updates to Section 97232 Definition of Data Element for Inpatients – Expected Source of Payment effective February 8, 2018.

Amendments and Adoption to Reporting Requirements update approved January 11, 2018

Updates to Sections 97215, 97218, 97219, 97253, 97254, 97255, and adoption of Section 97268 approved January 11, 2018 and effective with IP discharges and ED/AS encounters occurring on or after January 1, 2019.

OAL has approved updates to Sections 97215, 97218, 97219, 97253, 97254, 97255, & adoption of Section 97268 for Patient Data Reporting Requirements effective January 1, 2019.

Address Change update approved September 8, 2017

OAL has approved updates to Sections 97210, 97240, 97241, & 97246 of the Patient Data Reporting Requirements effective September 8, 2017.