Over the past several decades, the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida (HPCNEF) has developed unique expertise in public health, planning, data analysis, and organizational well-being.

HPCNEF is the northeast Florida region’s leading resource for healthcare utilization data, population health data, information on evidence-based best practices, and timely and unbiased health policy information. HPCNEF has long-standing professional partnerships with various entities throughout the northeast Florida region and the state, including local health departments, hospitals, nursing homes, behavioral health facilities, health and social service non-profits, city and county government agencies, and colleges and universities. Additionally, as a publicly authorized yet autonomous, tax-exempt non-profit corporation, HPCNEF is a strong bridge and connector between public health and the private healthcare industry – offering an ideal platform and serving as a neutral convener to foster and facilitate public-private partnerships.


Northeast Florida will become the healthiest region in the state through evidence-based assessment, data, and planning.


To improve health outcomes by serving as the source for health information, analysis, and planning in northeast Florida.








The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) doesn’t exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by CMS directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which CMS arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

How to file a Complaint:  If you believe you’ve been subjected to discrimination in a CMS program or activity, there are 3 ways to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights:

    1. Online
    2. By phone: Call 1-800-368-1019. TDD users should call 1-800-537-7697.
    3. In writing: Send information about your complaint to:

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201


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