Timely Access to Medical Care
California law says managed health care plans must give your health care in a timely manner. Managed care is a way to provide and pay for health care. You receive most of your health care from a managed care plan. A managed care plan is an organized network of health care providers that focuses on primary and preventive care. This pub tells you what the time limits are for health care services from a managed health care plan. It tells you when the plan does not have to give you timely care. It tells you what to do if you do not receive timely care.
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