California Health and Safety Code Section 1374.9
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1374.9. For violations of Section 1374.7, the director may, after
appropriate notice and opportunity for hearing, by order, levy
administrative penalties as follows:
(a) Any health care service plan that violates Section 1374.7, or
that violates any rule or order adopted or issued pursuant to this
section, is liable for administrative penalties of not less than two
thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) for each first violation, and
of not less than five thousand dollars ($5,000) nor more than ten
thousand dollars ($10,000) for each second violation, and of not less
than fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) and not more than one
hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for each subsequent violation.
(b) The administrative penalties shall be paid to the Managed Care
Administrative Fines and Penalties Fund and shall be used for the
purposes specified in Section 1341.45.
(c) The administrative penalties available to the director
pursuant to this section are not exclusive, and may be sought and
employed in any combination with civil, criminal, and other
administrative remedies deemed advisable by the director to enforce
the provisions of this chapter.
Last modified: February 22, 2013