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  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )

PART 6.2. HEALTHY FAMILIES [12693 - 12694.2]

  ( Part 6.2 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 8. Linkages with Public Programs [12693.68 - 12693.69]
  ( Chapter 8 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. )


The board shall encourage all plans, including those receiving purchasing credits, that provide services under the program to have viable protocols for screening and referring children needing supplemental services outside of the scope of the screening, preventive, and medically necessary and therapeutic services covered by the contract to public programs providing such supplemental services for which they may be eligible, as well as for coordination of care between the plan and the public programs. The public programs for which plans may be required to develop screening, referral, and care coordination protocols may include the California Children’s Services Program, the regional centers, county mental health programs, substance use disorder programs administered by the State Department of Health Care Services, and programs administered by local education agencies.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 22, Sec. 75. (AB 75) Effective June 27, 2013. Operative July 1, 2013, by Sec. 110 of Ch. 22.)


A child enrolled in the Healthy Families Program who has a medical condition that is eligible for services pursuant to the California Children’s Services Program, and whose family is not financially eligible for the California Children’s Services Program, shall have the medically necessary treatment services for their California Children’s Services Program eligible medical condition authorized and paid for by the California Children’s Services Program. County expenditures for the payment of services for the child shall be waived and these expenditures shall be paid for by the state from Title XXI funds that are applicable and state general funds.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 146, Sec. 18. Effective July 22, 1999.)

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