-Requires the application to inform recipients of the Medi-cal toll-free telephone fraud hotline and Internet Web site for reporting suspected fraud or abuse (Sec. 1).
-Requires all prospective providers to complete a provider orientation at the time of enrollment, effective November 1, 2009 (Sec. 3).
-Requires certain quality assurance activities to be performed, which includes the establishment of a specialized unit to ensure quality assurance and integrity (Sec. 7).
-Allows the department, in consultation with the county welfare departments, to develop protocols and procedures for obtaining fingerprint images of individuals who are being assessed and reassessed (Sec. 8).
-Authorizes the State Department of Health Care Services to investigate fraud in IHSS programs (Sec. 9).
-Allows the department to re-adopt any emergency regulation authorized by this act that is the same as, or substantially equivalent to, an emergency regulation previously adopted under this act (Sec. 13).