Medi-Cal

Legislation

AB 2520 - Access to medical records
DRC Support

 AB 2520 would clarify that legal aid advocates may, on behalf of a client, receive medical records without cost when used to support eligibility for a public benefit program.

AB 2520 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 2520 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 1994 - Eligibility
DRC Support

Existing law states that a person’s Medi-Cal benefits will be terminated one year from the date they become an inmate of a public institution. Currently, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has programs to help inmates reapply for Medi-Cal benefits 14 to 120 days before their release.

AB 1994 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 1994 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 2100 - Medi-Cal: pharmacy benefits
DRC Support

This bill seeks to provide consumer protections for the 13 million Medi-Cal enrollees who will receive pharmacy services as an FFS benefit, including the nearly 11 million who previously received prescription drugs from Medi-Cal plans.

AB 2100 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 2100 Position Letter (pdf)

 

AB 910 - Medi-Cal: dispute resolution
DRC Support

AB 910 would require plans that are unable to resolve a dispute to timely submit a request for resolution to DHCS.

AB 910 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 910 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 683 - Medi-Cal: eligibility
DRC Support

AB 683 updates the Medi-Cal asset limits eligibility for the Aged and Disabled program. The current limit of $2,000 for an individual, with disregards for necessities such as a home or car, is out-of-date and out of sync with the rest of the Medi-Cal program.

AB 683 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 683 Position Letter (rtf)