State Legislative Issues

November 2023 Legislative Update

What is new in CRA advocacy: CRA continues to work with the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) on the issue we raised with Anthem no longer paying for injections/infusion...

Rheumatology Screening, Prevention and Awareness

Rheumatology Screening, Prevention and Awareness

California and many other states across the country are focusing increased attention on chronic disease screening, prevention and awareness including such rheumatic diseases as...

Medication Adherence

Medication Adherence

Poor medication adherence (patients taking medications as directed by their healthcare provider) leads to as many as 125,000 deaths, tens of millions of unnecessary...

Uniform Prior Authorization

Uniform Prior Authorization

On October 1, 2014, the state began to implement the long-awaited Uniform Prescription Drug Prior Authorization Request Form.  Certain health plans in California will be required...

Cal Medi-Connect

Cal Medi-Connect

Cal Medi-Connect is a three-year demonstration for dual eligible beneficiaries to receive coordinated medical, behavioral health, long-term institutional, and home- and...

Access to Biologics

Access to Biologics

California law surrounding innovative new biologic and biosimilar medications has returned for the 2015-2016 session. Because of the complexity of creating these drugs, it is...