CA Legislation: SB 171 - Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans

Bill Number: SB 171

Sponsor:  Senator Hernandez

Summary: This bill allows Medi-Cal managed care plans to request alternative access standards, if they have exhausted all other reasonable options to obtain providers to meet either time and distance or timely access standards.  It would allow telemedicine or e-visits as a means of alternative access standards.

Status: 10/13/17: Enacted

Network Adequacy
2017 Approved Leg./Reg.