2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Co-Patron(s): Colgan, Hanger
Independent Assessment of Children's MH Services (language only)

Item 297 #11s

Item 297 #11s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 267, line 42, strike "an independent".
Page 267, strike lines 43 through 46.
Page 267, line 47, strike "provider.  If the child is a member of".
Page 267, line 47, after "organization" insert:
"to provide an independent assessment and reevaluation of children who are in need of community mental health rehabilitative services and who are at risk of out of home placement."
Page 267, line 47, strike ", that" and insert "The managed care".

(This amendment modifies language included in the proposed amendment requiring all children to receive an assessment before receiving community-based mental health rehabilitative services. The amendment would require independent assessments for children who are members of managed care organizations only.)