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Inmate Medical Services Policies & Procedures

The IMSP&P governs the delivery of medical care received by patient-inmates. All of the policies and procedures are designed to meet the minimum level of care necessary to provide constitutionally adequate medical care to patient-inmates in the State of California.

The IMSP&P is organized into 11 volumes, each with a distinct table of contents, so that you can easily find the section you are looking for. This electronic version of the IMSP&P will automatically update the links below with any policy changes, so that the policies and procedures found here remain the most current version available.