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SB 999 (Cortese, D-Campbell)

Pending Support

SB 999 (Cortese, D-Campbell) Details

Passed the Assembly Health Committee on June 11. To be heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

SB 999 would impose certain requirements on health plans and insurers, including:

  • Having qualified health care providers in the relevant clinical specialty review appeals and make initial review determinations
  • Maintaining telephone and other direct communication access during normal business hours for health care providers to request authorization for mental health and substance use disorder care
  • Providing health care providers and enrollees the clinical citations used for denials of care

Pat Blaisdell

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