HB 83: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
GENERAL BILL by Hart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Valdés
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Provides that peer specialists are essential element of coordinated system of care in recovery from substance use disorder or mental illness; revises background screening requirements for certain peer specialists; revises requirements for certification as peer specialist; requires DCF to develop training program for peer specialists; provides for reimbursement of peer specialist services; encourages Medicaid managed care plans to use peer specialists in providing recovery services.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 12/16/2020 House • Filed
1/15/2021 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/30/2021 House • Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
HB 83, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/16/2020 at 4:38 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 130 (c2) Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Rouson Similar Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Messages
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 394.4573 Coordinated system of care; annual assessment; essential elements; measures of performance; system improvement grants; reports. Page 3 (pdf) 397.4073 Background checks of service provider personnel. Page 4 (pdf) 397.417 Peer specialists. Page 5 (pdf)
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