California Healthline: Legislature Returns, So Will Some Bills

by David Gorn 

The California Legislature reconvenes Monday and lawmakers may ring in the old as well as the new.

Several high-profile bills are likely to resurface this session, including expansion of mid-level caregivers’ scope of practice and rescission of a Medi-Cal provider rate cut that went into effect last year.

“Given the brighter financial outlook for the state, the Legislature may want to look at restoring some cuts that were made,” said Scott Graves, a senior policy analyst at the California Budget Project, in addressing a stronger budget projection by the state Legislative Analyst’s Office last year.

“This really is a critical opportunity to look again at all that we’ve been cutting the last few years,” he said.


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