Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Mental health matters. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to reimburse under the Medicaid program: (1) certain advanced practice nurses for specified Medicaid services; (2) certain graduate and post-graduate degree level students in specified fields who are interning or in a practicum at a community mental health center under the direct supervision of a licensed professional; and (3) licensed clinical addiction counselors who under the clinical supervision of a physician or health service provider in psychology. Requires the department of insurance (department), in consultation with the office of the secretary of family and social services, to review, study, Mental health matters. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to reimburse under the Medicaid program: (1) certain advanced practice nurses for specified Medicaid services; (2) certain graduate and post-graduate degree level students in specified fields who are interning or in a practicum at a community mental health center under the direct supervision of a licensed professional; and (3) licensed clinical addiction counselors who under the clinical supervision of a physician or health service provider in psychology. Requires the department of insurance (department), in consultation with the office of the secretary of family and social services, to review, study, and make recommendations concerning the capacity, training, and barriers to health navigators in assisting individuals in obtaining health insurance program coverage. Requires the department to report their findings to the interim study committee on public health, behavioral health, and human services before September 30, 2016. ... View more