2019 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
PART 3.3 - Health Care Coverage Assistance
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
Section 15803.


(a) To implement this part and clause (ii) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (6) of subdivision (a) of Section 12693.70 of the Insurance Code, the State Department of Health Care Services may contract with public or private entities. Contracts entered into under this part may be on a noncompetitive bid basis and are exempt from the following:

(1) Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code and any policies, procedures, or regulations authorized by that part.

(2) Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

(3) Review or approval of contracts by the Department of General Services.

(b) During the transition of the programs to the department, the department shall also be exempt from the review or approval of feasibility study reports and the requirements of Sections 4819.35 to 4819.37, inclusive, and 4920 to 4928, inclusive, of the State Administrative Manual.

(c) For contracts entered into under this part, the State Department of Health Care Services shall not be required to specify the amounts encumbered for each contract, but may allocate funds to each contract based on the projected or actual subscriber enrollments to a total amount not to exceed the amount appropriated for the program including family contributions.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 31, Sec. 61. (SB 857) Effective June 20, 2014.)

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