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Health Service Board

Health Service Board

The San Francisco Health Service Board (HSB) is dedicated to providing outstanding health and other employee benefits to its members while adhering to the highest standards of customer service. The Board's duties fall into two board categories:

  • Designing benefit plans and benefit changes, and determining rates in connection with the provisions of section A8.422 of the City Charter, subject to final approval by the Board of Supervisors
  • Health and welfare plan and fund administration

The Board consists of seven members. Three Commissioners are elected. Four appointed Commissioners are comprised of a San Francisco Supervisor, two selected by the Mayor and one selected by the City Controller.  The Board has two committees:

  • Finance and Budget - Established to assist in the financial oversight of the Health Service system, including the oversight of all audits of the Health Service system and the budgeting process.
  • Governance - Established to assist in developing and overseeing the governance policies and practices of the Health Service Board and its committees.  

Please submit comments or questions to the Health Service Board by phone at (415) 554-0662. You may also mail a letter to: San Francisco Health Service System, Attn: Board Secretary, 1145 Market Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

To watch past Health Service Board meetings, please visit SFGOV TV for an archive of past meetings here.