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Service Delivery Obligations

Provider Type

  • Physicians 
  • Hospitals
  • Ancillary

Providers must provide all clinical documentation to California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) within 48 hours of a visit. The documentation be sufficient to support continuity of care within the institution, and any other required reports, including, but not limited to:

  • Brief operative notes
  • Clinical notes
  • Discharge summaries
  • Laboratory test results
  • Prescriptions

Providers who fail to provide clinical documentation within 48 hours may be subject to delay in payment or denial, until documentation is received.


Last Updated: 01/17/2020