Data Exchange Framework

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Background

Through the enactment of AB 133 (Chapter 143, Statutes of 2021), California is in the process of establishing a statewide health and human services data exchange framework. This framework will consist of a single data-sharing agreement and common set of policies and procedures to govern the exchange of health information among government agencies, providers, and health care entities.

What is the Data Exchange Framework?

The data exchange framework is an agreement across health and human services systems and providers to share information safely. That means every health care provider can access the information they need to treat you quickly and safely; health care, behavioral health and social services agencies can connect to each other to deliver what Californians need to be healthy; and our public health system can better assess how to address the needs of all communities.

Hundreds of experts and members of the public have spent the last year shaping a framework that delivers on these principles. On this website, learn more about the progress toward seamless data exchange that will improve Californians’ experience of health care, support California’s whole-person care transformation, and put consumers in the drivers’ seat with our health data.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Become a Member

Membership in CAHIE is open to all public and private California organizations, whether nonprofit or for profit, wishing to help promote the purposes of CAHIE and become part of establishing cost-effective, statewide health information exchange in California.