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State of California—Health and Human Services Agency
California Department of Public Health

AFL 18-29
July 11, 2018

All Health Facilities

Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 Health Care Facility License Fee Schedule

AUTHORITY:      Health and Safety Code (HSC) section 1266

All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary

This AFL informs licensees of FY 2018-19 license renewal fees effective on July 1, 2018.

​The attached FY 2018-19 fee schedule (PDF) is also available on the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Center for Health Care Quality (CHCQ), Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) website at:

Fiscal Year 2018-19 Health Care Facility License Fees

Please forward a copy of this AFL to the person or company that normally remits payment for renewal of your health care facility operating license.

Renewal Notices
CHCQ will send renewal notices and applications to the facility’s licensee 45-120 days prior to the license expiration date. It is the responsibility of the facility’s licensee to obtain a renewal notice. If the licensee does not receive a renewal notice within 45 days prior to the license expiration date, contact the CHCQ Fiscal Services and Revenue Collection Unit (FSRCU) at, or by telephone at (916) 552-8700 or (800) 236-9747.

Late Payment Penalties
HSC section 1266.5 requires CHCQ to impose late payment penalties for health care facilities and agencies that are delinquent in paying license renewal fees. CHCQ uses the post office or delivery service postmark date to establish assessment of late payment penalty fees. California law does not allow a grace period for payment of license fees.

Medi-Cal Offsets
HSC section 1266.5(c) specifies that the department may, upon written notification to the licensee, offset any moneys owed to the licensee by the Medi-Cal program or any other payment program administered by the department, to recoup the license renewal fees and any associated late payment penalties.

How to Complete Your License Renewal

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