2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Public-Private Partnership to Improve Behavioral Health Services (language only)

Item 307 #5h

Item 307 #5h

Health and Human Resources
Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Department of

Page 287, after line 3, insert:
"N. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall identify and create opportunities for new public-private partnerships to further leverage the resources of private providers of behavioral health services to improve access to services and to increase the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability in the delivery of community-based services.  The department shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the improvements in quality and efficiency from these public-private partnerships by November 1, 2016."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)