California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 16953.3
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(a) Notwithstanding any other restrictions on reimbursement, a county shall adopt a fee schedule to establish a uniform, reasonable level of reimbursement from the Physician Services Account for reimbursable services.
(b)(1) Notwithstanding any other restrictions on reimbursement, the State Department of Public Health shall adopt a single fee schedule to establish a uniform, reasonable level of reimbursement for use in the physician services reimbursement programs operated by the department pursuant to contract, as provided for in subdivision (c) of Section 16952.
(2) The State Department of Public Health may develop, contract for the development of, or adopt by reference, the fee schedule required by paragraph (1).
(3) Pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 16952, the State Department of Public Health may be reimbursed by the Physician Services Account and the Hospital Services Account based on actual administrative costs to develop or adopt the fee schedule required by paragraph (1), not to exceed 10 percent of the amount of the account.
(4) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement this subdivision by means of provider bulletins, or similar instruction, without taking formal regulatory action.
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