Bill Text: CA SB323 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Amended
Bill Title: Medi-Cal: federally qualified health centers and rural health centers: Drug Medi-Cal and specialty mental health services.
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-06 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH. [SB323 Detail]
April 06, 2017|
|Senate Bill||No. 323|
|Introduced by Senator Mitchell|
February 13, 2017
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
Digest KeyVote: MAJORITY Appropriation: NO Fiscal Committee: YES Local Program: NO
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
SECTION 1.Section 14132.100 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:
14132.100.(a) The federally qualified health center services described in Section 1396d(a)(2)(C) of Title 42 of the United States Code are covered benefits.
(D)If an FQHC or RHC was enrolled as a Drug Medi-Cal certified provider on or before January 1, 2018, the FQHC or RHC may continue to provide, and be reimbursed for, Drug Medi-Cal services pursuant to the terms of the contract if the costs of providing Drug Medi-Cal services are not built into the per-visit PPS rate described in subparagraph (B). (m)It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize an FQHC or RHC to be reimbursed for specialty mental health services.