Board of Registered Nursing Takes Action in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

By Kendra J. Muller Starting in August 2020, the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) took the following actions to address consumer protection and nursing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic: On August 11, 2020, BRN issued a news release stating Continue reading

Office of Administrative Law Approves Department of Managed Healthcare’s Emergency Regulation Regarding COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

By Alex Ruf On July 15, 2020, the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) published a notice of emergency rulemaking action with respect to its intent to adopt section 1300.67.01, Title 28 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), pertaining Continue reading

Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) issues an All Plan Letter encouraging health plans take actions to help slow the spread of COVID-19

By Taylor C. Brewer On March 12, 2020, acting general counsel, Sarah Ream, of the Department of Managed Health Care (Department) issued a letter to all health care service plans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter addresses the Continue reading