California law regarding access to care for those in HMOs:
Legislation effective January 17, 2011 requires health plans licensed by the state to provide medical care within specific time frames.
UC plans subject to these requirements include:
- Health Net Blue & Gold HMO
- Kaiser Permanente HMO
- Western health Advantage HMO
Your rights to timely appointment and telephone service are described on the Department of Managed Health Care website.