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Mental Health

AB 1316 (Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks; Ward, D-San Diego)

Pending Sponsor

AB 1316 (Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks; Ward, D-San Diego) Details

Passed the Senate Health Committee on June 12. June 24 hearing in the Senate Appropriations 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.

Mark Farouk

Job title:
VP State Advocacy
Phone number:
916-552-7673

Kirsten Barlow

Job title:
VP Policy
Phone number:
916-552-7573