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Insurance Code - INS

DIVISION 2. CLASSES OF INSURANCE [1880 - 12880.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )

PART 6.2. HEALTHY FAMILIES [12693 - 12694.2]

  ( Part 6.2 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 10. Fiscal Integrity [12693.77- 12693.77.]
  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. )

12693.77.
  

(a) The board shall develop safeguards to assure the fiscal integrity of the program.

(b) The program shall ensure that subscribers are not eligible for no-cost full-scope Medi-Cal coverage. The board may provide data on applicants and subscribers to the State Department of Health Services for determination of Medi-Cal eligibility. The State Department of Health Services shall identify those subscribers enrolled in the program who are concurrently enrolled in Medi-Cal with no share of cost.

(c) Any person who intentionally makes false declarations as to his or her eligibility or any person who intentionally makes false declarations as to eligibility on behalf of any other person seeking eligibility under this part for which that person is not eligible shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(d) Plans and providers shall be subject to Section 550 of the Penal Code.

(e) Any person who intentionally makes false declarations as to his or her eligibility or any person who intentionally makes false declarations as to eligibility on behalf of any other person seeking eligibility under this part for which that person is not eligible may be denied coverage for up to one year from the date of the denial of coverage by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1998.)

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