Schwartz v. Cal DHCS, Superior Court of California

Executive Summary

An adult California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) beneficiary is challenging the California Department of Health Care Services and her county Mental Health Plan after she experienced a mental health crisis and was turned away from evaluation and subsequent treatment without appropriate notice. The Plaintiff alleges that she was denied medically necessary specialty mental health services when she critically needed them and was forced to pay for the care she needed out-of-pocket.

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