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.
July 1, 2021
Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders