2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Mental Health Support Services Reporting Requirement (language only)

Item 307 #12s

Item 307 #12s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 280, after line 14, insert:
"JJJJ.  No less than 30 days prior to implementing reimbursement rate or service changes for Mental Health Support Services, the Director of the Department of Medicaid Assistance Services shall submit a report explaining the rationale for changing the current rates or services, implications for access to services, and potential costs or cost savings.  The department shall report its findings to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees no later than October 1, 2013."

(This amendment adds language requiring the Department of Medical Assistance Services to report any changes to the rates paid or services provided for mental health support services at least 30 days prior to implementing any changes.)