Legislation

UPDATED: SB-123 Advances with Changes

**Update as of July 11, 2016** Since this posting was originally published, Senator Liu's office has released an…


2016 Legislative Session: Bills We're Tracking

The August deadline is fast approaching for bills in the California legislature to pass out of committee and both…


Senate Bill 123 Passes Assembly Health Committee with Substantial Changes

Senate Bill (SB) 123, a proposal that would make large-scale changes to California's School-Based Medi-Cal…


Legislation Proposes Big Changes to SMAA Contract Structure and RMTS Program

Senate Bill 123 (Liu-D) has been amended to include several proposed changes for California's School-Based Medi-Cal…


Governor Approves Expansion of Medi-Cal to All Children in California

On October 9, 2015, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) into law. SB 4 will extend full scope Medi-Cal coverage…


Senate Bill 276 Recently Passed Addressing Some Billing Issues in Schools

A new law will require the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to seek federal dollars for EPSDT-type health…


Bills We're Watching: 2015 Legislation

The California Legislature has begun hearing bills that are up for consideration this term. Below is a list of key…


California Senator Carol Liu Proposes New School MAA Legislation, SB 123

California Senator Carol Liu is following up her successful petition to the California State Auditor for a review of…


Gov. Brown Acts on Student-Related Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed bills to mandate kindergarten and tinker with aspects of the state’s new school funding…


State: Autism Therapy a Medi-Cal Benefit

State officials said yesterday autism therapy clearly is a covered Medicaid benefit, and they hope to submit a state…