There are a few situations in which the regional center can pay for these services:
- When Medi-Cal and insurance coverage is denied and the regional center believes an appeal of the denial will not succeed;
- While Medi-Cal or insurance coverage is being pursued, and there has been no denial yet;
- While an appeal to Medi-Cal or insurance of a coverage denial is pending and there is no final decision yet; and
- When Medi-Cal or insurance coverage is granted but has not started yet.Section 4659(d).