California Legislative Updates2022-02-22T10:03:58-08:00

California Legislative Updates

2509, 2022

Legislation

September 25th, 2022|

The race to the finish continues as the Governor has been busy trying to clear his desk in order to meet the September 30 deadline for action on legislation sent to him in August. As of last week, the Governor had acted on just over 400 bills with around a 4% veto rate, which [...]

1709, 2022

How to File Complaints About Health Plans

September 17th, 2022|

CSAP and the California Department of Managed Health Care held a webinar on the Provider Helpline for those experiencing pervasive problems with insurers. You may view the presentation materials at the links below. Additionally, DHCS was kind enough to share the contact information of the presenters for those who have [...]

909, 2022

Looking Ahead to 2023

September 9th, 2022|

CSAP is interested in your thoughts about possible changes to California law that can help you, your patients, and your practice of medicine. The GAC and SYASL have been collecting ideas throughout 2022 but - if you haven't already - now is your chance to make a suggestion for 2023. [...]

309, 2022

OK, the Legislature is Gone – How Did We Do?

September 3rd, 2022|

Eggman Package Update The following bills from Senator Eggman's Behavioral Health Package are heading to the Governor's desk. Unfortunately, SB 970 ran into some last night, inter-house issues. So, for those of you keeping track, this leaves four CSAP co-sponsored bills out of what began as an eight bill package. [...]

309, 2022

Legislature Wraps 2021-22 Legislative Session

September 3rd, 2022|

Thursday morning around 1:30 a.m. both houses of the Legislature concluded their work in the 2021-22 session. This being California, the Senate and Assembly wrestled with a large number of weighty issues up until literally the last minute they had. Those of you who are really into California politics may want to [...]

508, 2022

Parity Hearing Next Week / CSAP Invited to Testify

August 5th, 2022|

On Wednesday, August 10, the Senate Select Committee on Mental Health and Addiction (chaired by Senator Scott Wiener) will hold an informational hearing: Timely Access to Mental Health Care and Compliance with SB 221, Chapter 724 (Statutes of 2021). SB 221 is the latest parity bill to become law (effective [...]

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