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Enrolled House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Behavioral health professionals. Requires that the office of Medicaid policy and planning include a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed mental health counselor, a licensed clinical addiction counselor, and a licensed marriage and family therapist who meet certain qualifications as eligible providers for the supervision of a plan of treatment for a patient's outpatient mental health or substance abuse treatment services. Requires Medicaid reimbursement, upon approval from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, for: (1) clinical social workers; (2) marriage and family therapists; (3) mental health counselors; and (4) clinical addiction counselors; who work in federally-qualified health Behavioral health professionals. Requires that the office of Medicaid policy and planning include a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed mental health counselor, a licensed clinical addiction counselor, and a licensed marriage and family therapist who meet certain qualifications as eligible providers for the supervision of a plan of treatment for a patient's outpatient mental health or substance abuse treatment services. Requires Medicaid reimbursement, upon approval from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, for: (1) clinical social workers; (2) marriage and family therapists; (3) mental health counselors; and (4) clinical addiction counselors; who work in federally-qualified health centers and rural health clinics. ... View more