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AB-1805 Medi-Cal: reimbursement: provider payments.(2013-2014)



SECTION 1.

 Section 14105.194 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

14105.194.
 (a) Notwithstanding Sections 14105.07, 14105.191, 14105.192, and 14105.193, payments to providers for dates of service on or after June 1, 2011, shall be determined without application of the reductions in Sections 14105.07, 14105.191, 14105.192, and 14105.193, except as otherwise provided in this section.
(b) Notwithstanding Sections 14105.07 and 14105.192, and except as otherwise provided in this section, for managed care health plans that contract with the department pursuant to this chapter or Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200), payments for dates of service following the effective date of the act adding this section shall be determined without application of the reductions, limitations, and adjustments in Sections 14105.07 and 14105.192.
(c) The director shall implement this section to the maximum extent permitted by federal law and for the maximum time period for which the director obtains federal approval for federal financial participation for the payments provided for in this section.
(d) The director shall promptly seek all necessary federal approvals to implement this section.
SEC. 2.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to ensure access to medically necessary care for Medi-Cal beneficiaries, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.