2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Co-Patron(s): Landes
Eliminate Independent Clinical Assessment for Children's Services (language only)

Item 306 #21h

Item 306 #21h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 262, line 9, after "process.", insert:

"The department shall eliminate the Independent Clinical Assessment."


(This amendment adds language to eliminate the use of an independent clinical assessment performed by Community Services Boards for children's behavioral health services. The assessment was implemented prior to the Department of Medical Assistance Services contract with a behavioral health administrator who is responsible for care coordination of behavioral health services.)