Welfare and Institutions Code 14018.2 requires providers to make a good faith effort

Wednesday, Aug. 4th 2010 6:06 AM

Welfare and Institutions Code 14018.2 requires providers to make a good faith effort to verify the identity of a Medi-Cal recipient by matching the recipient’s name and signature on their Medi-Cal card with a valid California driver’s license, ID card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, another type of picture identification card or other credible document of identification.

Exceptions: The identification requirement is waived for persons 17 years of age and younger, persons in long term care and individuals receiving emergency care.

This information is reflected in the following provider manual:

Provider Manual Page Updated
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