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Updated OCTOBER 29, 2018


California State Assembly
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California State Assembly Democratic Caucus
Issues | Democratic Members | Caucus Leadership | Caucus News | Weekly Radio Address/Archive | Legislative Calendar | Bill Search | Achievements

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California State Senate
District Maps | State Senators | Legislation | Committees | Schedules | Offices/Caucus | Audio/TV | FAQs/Links

California Senate Majority Democratic Caucus
Enter zip code to find out who represents you/Find Your Senator | Newsroom | Senate Districts | Photo Gallery | Legislative Calendar | State Resources | Senate Committees

California State Senate Republican Caucus
Enter zip code to find your Senator/Search by term | Senators | Caucus News | Publications | Sound Bites | State Links

California Governor's News Room
Press Releases | Speeches | Executive Orders | Proclamations | Public Notices

California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO)
California's Nonpartisian Fiscal and Policy Advisor: Subject Areas | Products | Other Resources | Ballot/Initiatives

Locate Your State Legislators
Enter a California zip code to find out which legislators represent that area | Assembly Members' Home Pages | Assembly Members' Addresses | Senators' Home Pages | Senators' Addresses

National Conference of State Legislatures
State and Federal: Issues | Legislatures | Legislative Staff | Meetings | Bookstore

Project Vote Smart
Search for Candidates or Officials: Biographical Information | Interest Group Ratings | Voting Records | Public Statements



California Code of Regulations
California Office of Administrative Law: Search for a Specific Regulatory Section | Search for words | List of CCR Titles

California Legislative Information
Official California Legislative Information: Today's Events | Bill Information | California Law | Your Legislature | Legislative Publications

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CLIA): Chronology | Complexities | Demographics | CLIA Law | Regulations

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
Find a Provider | Publications | Events | Sponsorship Opportunities | HR | CARF Family



Balance Billing Brochure -- English | Spanish
Source: Justice in Aging (11/2/2016)

Clinical Lab Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Regulations
Part 493 - Laboratory Requirements

HIPAA Compliance
United States Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights: Medical Privacy - National Standards to Protect Privacy of Personal Health Information

Live Scan (Fingerprinting)
Office of the Attorney General, State of California, Department of Justice: Fingerprint Submissions | Applicant Agencies | Criminal Records Review | Fingerprint Rolling Certification | Private Service Providers | Regulations

Medi-Cal Provider Bulletin - Part 1
California Department of Health Care Services, Medi-Cal: Inpatient/Outpatient Bulletins - Part 1: Medi-Cal Program and Eligibility

Medi-Cal Provider Manuals - Part 1
California Department of Health Care Services, Medi-Cal: Inpatient/Outpatient Manuals - Part 1: Contents Part 1 - Medi-Cal Program and Eligiblity (1toc) | Appeals Process Overviewed (appeal) | Checkwrite Schedule (check) | Claim Submission and Timeliness Overview (claim sub) | more . . .

Medi-Cal Provider Manuals - Part 2
Adult Day Health Care - Part 2: Billing and Policy: Adult Day Health Care Centers (ADU) | Adult Day Health Care Centers: Billing Codes and Reimbursement Rates (adu cd) | Adult Day Health Care Centers: Billing Examples (adu ex) | Adult Day Health Care Centers: Treatment and Aughtoization Request (TAR) and Individual Plan of Care (IPC) Completion (adu tar ipc)

Nursing Practice Act
The Nursing Practice Act (NPA) is the body of California law that mandates the Board to set out the scope of practice and responsibilities for RNs. The Practice Act is located in the California Business and Professions Code starting with Section 2700. Regulations which specify the implementation of the law appear in the California Code of Regulations.



Community Care Licensing (CCL) Laws and Regulations

Department of Social Services (DSS) – Community Care Licensing Division

Department of Justice (DOJ) - Office of the Attorney General - Fingerprint Background Checks



Department of Aging (CDA) | (916) 419-7545

Department of Finance (DOF)

Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

Department of Mental Health (DMH)

Department of Public Health (DPH)

Department of Social Services (DSS)

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)

Health & Human Services Agency (CHHSA)



Administration for Community Living (ACL)
On April 16, 2012, the Administration on Aging (AoA, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the Office on Disability joined the newly created Administration for Community Living (ACL)..

Administration on Aging (AoA)
See Administration for Community Living (ACL)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Federal Regulations

Federal Statutes

Federal Transit Administration - Drug & Alcohol Regs

US Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS)

US Dept of Veterans Affairs



California Healthline

Fresno Bee

Los Angeles Times

Sacramento Bee

San Diego Union-Tribune

San Francisco Chronicle


Find a Center
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Care Facility Search
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    Facility Type select Adult Day Care

Alzheimer’s Association, California Council

California Assistive Technology Network
Informative for consumers, caregivers, service providers and others with a need for assistive devices. Law & Advocacy | How to find and use AT | Find it now | News and Events

California Health Advocates (CHA)

California Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
The primary local source for accurate and objective information and assistance with Medicare benefits, prescription drug plans and health plans

California HealthCare Foundation
CHCF informs policymakers and industry leaders, invests in ideas and innovations, and connects with changemakers to create a more responsive, patient-centered health care system

California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting
Partnering with news organizations across the state to produce in-depth reporting on health-care issues of importance to consumers and policymakers
Keeping you informed about Medicare / Medi-Cal integration

Cal MediConnect
The state Medi-Cal program and the federal Medicare program are partnering to launch a three-year demonstration to promote coordinated health care delivery to seniors and people with disabilities who are dually eligible for both of the public health insurance programs, “dual eligible beneficiaries”

Caregiving Support and Help

Caregiver Burden and Alcohol Use

Hospital Compare
Physician Compare
Nursing Home Compare
Medicare Plan Finder
Dialysis Facility Compare
Home Health Compare
An Internet database of county government offices in the United States - from county assessor to coroner to courts - with phone numbers, addresses and directions.

Don't Flush Your Meds
Disposal options and locations in: Sacramento County | Folsom | West Sacramento | Yolo County

Elder Abuse / World Elder Abuse Awareness

Elder Financial Abuse Guide

Eldercare Assistance Program
Trusted Eldercare Resources from A-Z | Locally or Nationwide | Free 24 Hour Support | 925-984-0118

Eldercare Locator [English] | [Spanish]
Easy access to self-help information on legal problems and referrals to local legal aid providers and pro bono assistance, supported by the State Bar of California and nearly 100 legal nonprofits dedicated to making the justice system fair for everyone. Learn more about: | Webinar calendar | Webinar recordings

Medicare Plans by State
Medicare Enrollment & Resources in CA
Senior Medicare Patrol & Programs in CA
New Medicare Cards

Paying For Senior Care: Long Term Care
Paying for Adult Day Care and Adult Day Health Care: Medicare's Policy | Medicaid Benefits | Veterans Aid | Find Local Care Centers | Average Costs | Tax Deductibility

Paying For Senior Care: Medicaid Waivers
Medicaid's Adult Day Care and Adult Day Health Care Benefits and Eligibility: State by State Guide | Eligibility | Qualifying for Medicaid | Types of Adult Day Care | Find Affordable Adult Day Care

Senior Care Resource Library

Seniors & Addiction topics include: Trends, Increasingly Devastating Side Effects, Causes, Effects of Substance Abuse on Seniors, Substance Abuse Treatment for Older Adults

Seniors & the Law: A Guide for Maturing Californians is the third in a series of State Bar consumer education guides and is available in both English and Spanish. The guide addresses a number of issues confronting seniors, including: Finances and debt | Social Security and insurance | Housing and caregiving | Employment | Healthcare | Elder abuse/elder fraud | Grandparents' rights | Divorce and remarriage | Estate planning and legal services.



CA Demographic Reports – Dept of Finance

CA Quickfacts – US Census Bureau

CA Labor Market Information

Demonstration Project for Medical Adult Day Services

DHCS Research and Analytic Studies Division (RASD)
Compiles official statistics and undertakes analytical studies that inform policy and assist DHCS in achieving its mission and goals

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
In 2004, the Archstone Foundation launched a statewide Fall Prevention Initiative in the state of California to help with risk assessment, exercise and environmental modifications for fall prevention. Resources include a White Paper and 2003 Conference Proceedings.

Health of Older Californians: County Data Book
Data from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey and 2000 U.S. Census

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

State Health Facts - Kaiser

Surface Transportation Policy Project (STPP)



American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

American Society on Aging (ASA)

Area 4 Agency on Aging (A4AA)

California Assisted Living Facilities Association (CALA)

California Association for Area Agencies on Aging (C4A)

California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CalACT)

California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH)

California Care Planning Council

California Collaborative for Long Term Services and Supports (CCLTSS)
A coalition of statewide organizations united by a common vision of high-quality client-driven care for seniors and persons with disabilities, the Collaborative’s goal is transforming the state’s system of long-term services and supports.

California Council of the Alzheimer's Association

California Health Advocates (CHA)

California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF)

California State Independent Living Council (SILC)

Congress of California Seniors (CCS)

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)

Gray Panthers

National organization formerly known as American Association for Homes & Services for the Aging/AAHSA

LeadingAge California
Advocate for quality nonprofit senior living and care in California

Justice in Aging

League of California Cities

National Adult Day Services Assn (NADSA)

National Council on the Aging (NCOA)

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Federal grant program that helps States enhance beneficiaries' understanding of their Medicare benefits, including Prescription Drug Plan coverage, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare supplemental policies, Medicare Savings Programs, and long term care insurance. California HICAP is part of the national network of SHIP.



California Association for Adult Day Services
1107 9th Street, Suite 701 || Sacramento, CA 95814-3610
T: (916) 552-7400 || F: (866) 725-3123

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