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Senate clears bill to require accurate doctor listings from health plans
Sacramento Business Journal

Legislation that would help consumers find doctors who work with their health plan sailed through the state Senate on Wednesday by unanimous vote.

Senate Bill 137 by West Covina Democrat Ed Hernandez would require health plans and insurers to post accurate provider directories on their websites. The bill responds to consumer complaints about difficulty finding up-to-date information on the networks of doctors that work with specific health plans.