HB 83 -  Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

by Hart
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.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: 1st Reading on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:21 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Time: 01/15/2021 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/16/2020 - 4:38 PM Member: Hart Committee: Version: __

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