CSAC Bulletin Article

Health and Human Services update 6/6/2014

Conference Committee

The joint Budget Conference Committee commenced hearing health and human services issues on Monday, June 2. All human services items were held open. The majority of the health items were also held open; however the Conference Committee took the following actions on four items:
Medi-Cal Mandatory Expansion – The Committee adopted the Assembly’s proposal to reduce the Governor proposed estimates of Medi-Cal costs for 2014-15 by $342 million, based on the LAO’s refined estimate.