HB 1277: Behavioral Health Services
GENERAL BILL by Adkins
Behavioral Health Services; Creates Florida Priority Care Project; directs DCF, in consultation with AHCA & DOC & within current resources, to develop behavioral health services pilot project; establishes criteria for involuntary placement in assisted outpatient treatment; provides procedures for admitting person for assisted outpatient treatment; provides for funding of services; provides for service delivery by managing entity or managed care plan in case of Medicaid recipient; provides for petition for assisted outpatient treatment; requires appointment of counsel; provides procedures for hearing on assisted outpatient treatment; directs DCF to establish mental health treatment bed registry website; requiring public & private mental health facilities to participate in registry.
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102)
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• Introduced -HJ 107
• Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 193
• Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102)
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