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SB 598 (Skinner, D-Oakland)

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SB 598 (Skinner, D-Oakland) Details

Held on the Assembly Appropriations Committee suspense file on Sept. 1.

SB 598 would prohibit a health care service plan or health insurer from requiring prior authorization by a health professional for a health care service if the plan or insurer approved or would have approved not less than 90% of the prior authorization requests they received in the most recent completed one-year contracted period. The bill also requires plans and insurers to establish an electronic prior authorization process.

Mark Farouk

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VP State Advocacy
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Ben Johnson

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VP Policy
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