Main AHCA Website

AHCA’s main website for information on Medicaid, Health Quality Assurance and the Florida Center for Health Information and Transparency.

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Florida Health Information Network

This website provides information and resources relating to AHCA’s initiatives for Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange.

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Provides health education and information to compare and locate health care providers in Florida to make well-informed health care decisions.

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AHCA Network of Websites

Reports and Guides

Research Studies and Reports

Adverse Incident Reports
Quarterly Reports
Annual Reports
Certificate of Need Publications

The Certificate of Need (CON) program is a regulatory process that requires certain health care providers to obtain state approval before offering certain new or expanded services. The CON program currently regulates hospices, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled, new hospitals and certain hospital services. Publications are posted on the Certificate of Need website for download.

Emergency Department Utilization Report (PDF)

This report summarizes Emergency Department (ED) utilization data to provide demographic characteristics of visits to the ED and information on patient acuity level and costs. Information is also provided on ED utilization that results in an inpatient hospitalization.

2015| 2014| 2013| 2012| 2011| 2010
Florida Center for Health Information and Transparency Annual Report (PDF)

This report is a synopsis of programs maintained by the Florida Center as well as their objectives and accomplishments. The Florida Center is located within the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

2016| 2015| 2014| 2013| 2012| 2011| 2010
Florida Health Care Expenditures (PDF)

The report provides information on personal health care spending in Florida. Trends in health care expenditures for health care services, health care payers, and health maintenance organizations are reported.

2013| 2012| 2011| 2010
Florida Health Care Transparency – Florida Center Long Range Plan (PDF)
2016| 2015| 2014| 2013| 2012| 2011| 2010
Florida Hospital Financial Data

This interactive dashboard includes hospital financial data filed with the Agency by hospitals and includes an analysis of hospital financial trends. This dashboard allows you to compare hospital data by County, Hospital, Type of Hospital and Payer.

Hospital Financial Data
Research Studies

The following studies were produced by researchers outside of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) using hospital, outpatient surgery center, and/or emergency room data collected by AHCA's Florida Center for Health Information and Transparency.

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