AB 1316 (Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks) Details
Passed the Assembly on consent on Jan. 25. Pending referral to a Senate policy committee.
AB 1316 would require that Medi-Cal managed care plans pay hospital emergency departments for serving Medi-Cal beneficiaries experiencing a mental health crisis. It would also ensure people who need access to a mental health inpatient bed are transferred promptly to the care they need.