Calif. Court Upholds Medi-Cal Limits On Psychology Claims

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court ruled Thursday that a monthly limit on Medicaid reimbursements for psychological services provided by so-called federally qualified health centers did not violate either state or federal law, overturning a lower court's decision.

A Court of Appeal panel said Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny had incorrectly granted a writ to Mendocino Community Health Clinic Inc. and several related psychology clinics requiring the state Department of Health Care Services to pay reimbursements for all outpatient psychological services administered to Medi-Cal beneficiaries because the...
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