2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Restrictions on Provision of Behavioral Health Services by Entities Performing Assessments (language only)

Item 307 #24s

Item 307 #24s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 239, after line 5, insert:
"LLL.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall ensure that no affiliate, partner or joint venturer of, or entity owned or controlled, directly or indirectly by any Behavioral Health Services Administrator may perform both the assessment of, and provide behavioral health services to, any individual."

(This amendment adds language that restricts the provision of behavioral health care assessments and services so that no one entity may perform both services.)