California Department of Health Care Services
|California Department of Health Care Services|
|Jurisdiction||Government of California|
|Annual budget||US$ 46.8 billion (2011)|
|Agency executive||Toby Douglas, Director|
|Parent agency||California Health and Human Services Agency|
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is department within the California Health and Human Services Agency that finances and administers a number of individual health care service delivery programs, including Medi-Cal, which provides health care services to low-income people. It was formerly known as the California Department of Health Services, which was reorganized into the DHCS and the California Department of Public Health.