News in MCAH Legislation

New Legislation Expands Mid-Wife Services to Cover Medi-Cal Patients

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Senate Bill 407-the new law allows licensed midwives to provide comprehensive perinatal care for their patients. This bill will increase access for low-income mothers and also save the state money in the long run. Additionally, providing more options for mothers who would otherwise not see a physician as often during their pregnancy will undoubtedly have a positive impact on their health outcomes as well as their child's.

To read more about the new law, click here: Senate Bill 407