San Francisco Marin Medical Society Blog


2013-2014 California State Budget and Its Impact on Physicians

The 2013-2014 California state budget as passed includes a number of significant actions impacting SFMS and our physicians, including the adoption of the MCO tax, enacting the ‘optional expansion’ of Medi-Cal to childless adults pursuant to federal healthcare reform, reauthorizing the Coordinated Care Initiative/Duals Pilots, and passage of a $200 million mental health wellness package.

SFMS Supports Bills to Reinstate Medi-Cal Managed Care Organization Tax and Healthy Families

SFMS/CMA support SB 301 (DeSaulnier) and AB 826 (Swanson), which would reinstate the Medi-Cal Managed Care Organization (MCO) Tax and the Healthy Families Program. Both bills have support from Republicans and Democrats in both houses.