Bills To Raise Medi-Cal Provider Rates Unanimously Pass First Hurdle

The Assembly Committee on Health this week unanimously voted to raise Medi-Cal rates for primary care providers to the same level paid by Medicare.

"California spends 30% less per individual than the national average," said Assembly member Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), who authored AB 1759 along with Assembly member Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley). "Medi-Cal payments often do not cover the cost of care."

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