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State Victim Compensation Board Acts to Increase Benefits for Crime Victims 10/19/15

The Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board last Thursday took action to begin implementation of a wide range of benefit changes to help victims of violent crime.

Press Release

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State Victims Program Leaders Applaud New Law Increasing Benefits to California Victims of Violent Crime 10/7/15

A new law signed today by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will provide new tools for the California Victims Compensation Program (CalVCP) to help more victims of violent crime in California.

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Silence Hides Violence: Be a Voice. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

State's Victim Compensation Program Launches Sock Drive and Public Awareness Effort to Benefit Survivors of Domestic Violence 10/2/15

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) is launching a “Socks for Survivors” donation drive in the Sacramento region along with a public awareness campaign during the month of October.

Procedure Update

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CalVCP Updates Billing Procedures 9/30/15

CalVCP will transition to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10 codes for inpatient services and medical diagnoses on October 1, 2015. To ease the transition, CalVCP will accept both the ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes until December 31, 2015.

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Reflections on Exciting Changes to Victim Services 11/24/15

By Julie Nauman, Executive Officer, VCGCB

As we head into the busy holiday season, I wanted to take a moment to share with you all the important activities that have recently occurred at the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board in the fall and my hope that they lead to improved support and added benefit for victims across California.

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