Essential to Access, Essential to Health

CALIFORNIA'S COMMUNITY SAFETY NET HOSPITALS

WHO WE ARE

Private Essential Access Community Hospitals (PEACH), is the statewide association dedicated to advancing policies and programs that ensure sustainability for California's community safety net hospitals. We support member hospitals with state and federal advocacy, program innovation and policy development.

California's Community Safety Net Hospitals

  • Providing more than half of all safety-net hospital charity care – more than $400 million annually
     

  • Treating 65% of inpatient behavioral health and substance-use patients in the safety net
     

  • Government-funded programs cover about 8 out of 10 of our patients

Essential to access

  • Providing more than half of all safety net hospital charity care-- more than $400 million annually

essential to health

  • Delivering more than two-thirds of all babies born in the health-care safety net

essential to communities

We are committed to serving the underserved populations that live in rural, agricultural, urban and metropolitan areas throughout the state.

WHAT WE DO

PEACH is the only statewide association serving the unique needs of California’s community safety net hospitals. The organization provides direct representation and advocacy in Washington, D.C. and in Sacramento on federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that impact Medicaid, Medi-Cal and related financing.

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CONTACT US

1107 9th Street, Suite 1001 Sacramento, CA 95814 | 916.446.6000Email Us

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