Manager, Accounting and Reporting Systems Section
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Ty Christensen is the Audit Manager of the Accounting and Reporting Systems Section in the Healthcare Information Division of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). In this capacity, he oversees the three units of the Section; the Hospital Financial Data Unit, which collects and audits various hospital financial disclosure reports, the Long-Term Care Facility Financial Data Unit, which collects and audits annual LTC financial disclosure reports, and the Licensed Services Data Unit, which collects and reviews over 5,000 utilization reports from hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, hospices, and home health agencies. Ty began his career as an auditor in the Hospital Financial Data Unit in 1988. After a brief stint working for a non-profit, Ty returned to OSHPD as an auditor, and later supervisor in the Long-Term Care Facility Financial Data Unit. Ty has a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the California State University, Sacramento, and enjoys hikes with his wife and two daughters.