SB 1354 (Wahab): Medi-Cal Discrimination

This bill prohibits long term care facilities from discriminating against Medi-Cal beneficiaries in any manner, including, but not limited to, admission practices, room selection and placement, meals provision and waiting time for surgical procedures. Long term care facilities often refuse to serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries or terminate their services when their payment source is switched to Medi-Cal.

SB 1354 Sample Support Letter

If submitting electronically, please copy the text below, and we encourage you to add your personal stories and perspective to it. If submitting by mail you can DOWNLOAD A WORD FILE to edit and print out. Your support letter can be uploaded using the Position Letter Portal at https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. You will have to create an account if you do not already have one.  [DATE] The Honorable Richard D.

AB 2800 Sample Support Letter

If submitting electronically, please copy the text below, and we encourage you to add your personal stories and perspective to it. If submitting by mail you can DOWNLOAD A WORD FILE to edit and print out. Your support letter can be uploaded using the Position Letter Portal at https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. You will have to create an account if you do not already have one.  [DATE] Dr.

AB 2800 (Kalra): Justice for Elder Abuse Victims: Evidentiary Standard of Proof

This bill will lower the burden of proof in civil elder abuse cases and expand the definition of abuse and neglect to include failures, carelessness, and chemical restraints that could reasonably be expected to result in serious physical injury, mental suffering, or death.   Status: N/A For more information about AB 2800, please see CANHR’s Fact Sheet.