2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Martin
Explore Expansion of Telepsychiatry (language only)

Item 312 #5s

Item 312 #5s

Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 243, after line 52, insert:
"J.  The Department of Health and the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services shall explore the expanded use of telepsychiatry for medical shortage areas and submit their findings and recommendations, including the necessary resources, to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and the Joint Commission on Behavioral Health Care by September 30, 2002."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)