Legislation recently signed by Brown to help insurance consumers

Some good new laws. I am pleased to report on legislation recently signed by the governor that will help consumers in our state.

SB 137: Requires Accurate Provider Directories

Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, effective July 1, 2016

This law will require health plans to update their provider directories weekly. The updates will include office location, and whether the provider is accepting new patients and which languages, other than English, are spoken by the provider and staff. Read more.