On October 1, 2019, the California General Assembly published Assembly Bill (AB) Number 1004 regarding developmental screening services. This bill would require, consistent with federal law, that screening services provided as an Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit include developmental screening services for individuals 0 to 3 years of age, inclusive. The services and would also require that Medi-Cal managed care plans ensure that provider organizations that contract with these plans render those services in conformity with specified standards . . .
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