COVID-19: California Executive Orders, Agency Guidance

COVID-19 Update

Overview

To support our clients during the COVID-19 pandemic, we provide below links to the Governor’s Executive Orders and California County directives and mandates (please see here for our New York Executive Orders and agency guidance). Given the rapidly changing environment, we will update this page frequently. We hope you find these resources helpful as we navigate these uncharted waters. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Tom McMorrow or other members of our California State Government team for guidance and support on what the state is doing and to Esra Hudson or any member of our Employment and Labor team for employment matters. For any healthcare-related questions or issues, please contact Jonah Frohlich or any member of our Manatt Health team. Other members of our firm are ready to assist. Clients may contact their principal relationship professional who will coordinate assistance. 

See the California coronavirus (COVID-19) response here.

Executive Orders and Guidance

Proclamation of a State of Emergency (3/4/2020)

Office of the Governor

CA Initiatives

State Agency COVID-19 Guidance

California Health & Human Services Agency

Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

PROVIDERS & PARTNERS

ELIGIBILITY & BENEFITS

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH  

HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

FEDERAL REQUESTS & WAIVERS

1135 WAIVER GUIDANCE

APPENDIX K REQUESTS

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

CALIFORNIA’S ROADMAP TO MODIFY STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

EXPANDING ACCESS TO TESTING UPDATES

ALL FACILITIES LETTERS

Covered California

Department of Insurance

Department of Social Services

PROVIDER INFORMATION NOTICES FOR LICENSED FACILITIES

COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION (CCLD)

ADULT AND SENIOR CARE (ASC) PROGRAM

CHILDREN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (CRP)

HOME CARE SERVICES BUREAU (HCS)

ALL COUNTY LETTERS (ACLs)

ALL COUNTY WELFARE DIRECTOR LETTERS

OTHER

Department of Managed Health Care

California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES)

Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency

Telehealth Guidance

Office of the Governor

California Legislative Information

  • AB-1494 Medi-Cal: Telehealth: State of Emergency
    - Last year, California passed a bill that removed barriers to Medicaid reimbursement for community health clinics (CHCs) during states of emergency for telephonic services, and when services are provided in the beneficiary’s home.

Center for Medicare & Medicaid

Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

Department of Insurance

Department of Managed Health Care 

California Health & Human Services Agency

California OES

Labor and Employment Guidance

Emergency Funding

California County Directives and Mandates

As California continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, we have been monitoring county directives and mandates within the state. From stay-at-home and safer-at-home orders to reopening plans, counties continue to issue updated guidance on COVID-19-related restrictions. For a comprehensive list of all 58 California counties, including their COVID-19 resource pages and various orders and reopening plans, please click here.

City Emergency Orders

California Government Contacts
 
Thomas R. McMorrow

Partner

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Richard S. Costigan, III

Managing Director of State and Government Affairs

Email | Bio

Brandon D. Young

Partner

Email | Bio

Delilah L. Clay

Legislative & Regulatory Advisor

Email | Bio

Manatt Health Contacts
 
Jonah P. B. Frohlich

Managing Director

Email | Bio

Robert S. Rebitzer

Managing Director

Email | Bio

Kier A. Wallis

Director

Email | Bio

Employment and Labor Contacts
 
Esra A. Hudson

Partner

Email | Bio

Sharon B. Bauman

Partner

Email | Bio

Andrew L. Satenberg

Partner

Email | Bio

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