Legislation

House Democrats Unveil Bill to Fix Mental Health Care System

On Tuesday, House Democrats introduced a bill (HR 274) that would overhaul the nation's mental health care system to…


Bills We're Tracking: California Senate Bill 1239

Several bills working their way through California’s legislature may be of interest to school Medicaid program…


Under New Law, School Nurses Aim to Stop Rise in Vaccination Opt-Outs

In her 33 years as a school nurse, Robyn Ettl has listened, sometimes quietly, sometimes not, to parents in rural…


Governor Brown Extends Insurance Coverage for Autism Treatment

SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a 2 1/2-year extension of a program that requires insurance coverage for…


Capps Introduces Legislation to Improve Children’s Access to Health Care

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) announced that she has introduced the School-Based Health Centers Act,…


AB 174 (Bonta, 2013) Amended in Assembly to Pilot Program in Alameda County

Amended in May, AB 174 now seeks to create a grant program in Alameda County that would provide resources to eligible…


California's LEA Billing Provider Manual is Updated to Reflect New Transportation Regulations

Announced this month in the California Department of Health Care (DHCS) LEA Medi-Cal Provider Bulletin, the LEA Billing…


Several Bills Introduced By the California Legislature Related to Mental Health Funding for Schools

Over the coming months, Paradigm's Policy & Research division will track the progress of three California bills…


California Assembly Bill No. 2608 (AB 2608) - 2012

This bill revises provisions that dictate billing for transportation services under the LEA Billing Option program and…


California 2012-13 State Budget

The Enacted Budget Summary reflects the state spending plan passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor, and…