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Interested in Joining our California Provider Network?

Visit the Join the Network page for more information.

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or the Provider Services Line at 1-800-788-4005.

Handbook Supplement

Handbook Supplement for California (PDF)


California Senate Bill 855

For key points relating to SB 855, see Handbook Supplement for California (PDF), section 3.

California Review Criteria / Guidelines Grid (PDF) 

Access Standards

Telephone access standards require that all in-network providers respond to members within one business day (24 hours) in accordance with Senate Bill 1135. For more information, refer to the California provider handbook supplement, section 3 (PDF).

Quick Reference Guide

California Provider Quick Reference Guide (PDF)

California Provider Orientation

Provider Orientation Training (PDF) 

Provider Specialty Information

California providers can update their specialty information via our online Provider Data Change Form. Sign in to this website, then click Display/Edit Practice Information.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Visit our California ABA COVID-19 webpage for information on using telehealth for ABA during the crisis.

For California-specific ABA resources, sign in to this website. From the Resources section, select State & Plan Information, then choose California.

Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

California ECT Authorization Request Form (PDF) 

TMS authorization requests (initial and concurrent) – Sign in to submit your request online via our Request Member Care app. If you prefer to handwrite and fax your request, use this form (PDF).

California Medicaid Enrollment

COVID-19 emergency Medi-Cal enrollment provision (PDF)

Medicaid/Medi-Cal providers: Enroll with California Medicaid today (PDF)

Med-Cal Managed Care Provider Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

California Telehealth Billing

California Telehealth Billing (PDF)