Medi-Cal

Legislation

AB 2100 - Medi-Cal: pharmacy benefits
DRC Support

AB 2100 ensures access to an independent medical review which provides impartial review of appeals from medical providers with relevant clinical expertise not associated with the department.

AB 2100 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 2100 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 The current limit of $2,000 for an individual, with disregards for necessities such as a home or car, is out-of-date and out of sync with the rest of the Medi-Cal program.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)