California Healthline: Continuity of Care Bill Goes to Governor

by David Gorn

The Assembly yesterday unanimously approved a bill (AB 369) ensuring that patients can complete some treatments despite changes in insurance coverage. It goes now to the governor’s desk.

AB 369 by Assembly member Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) would make sure patients get completion of treatment for some types of conditions, even when insurance coverage is terminated due to market changes related to the Affordable Care Act.

The bill first was introduced at the start of January and has moved through both houses quickly — it received unanimous approval on two floor votes, as well as yesterday’s concurrence vote in the Assembly. It’s an urgency bill, meaning it needed at least a two-thirds vote.

Continue reading here: http://www.californiahealthline.org/capitol-desk/2014/3/continuity-of-care-bill-goes-to-governor

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