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Behavioral Health Community Providers - Keep the Door Open Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hayes


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring, except under specified circumstances, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adjust the rate of reimbursement for community providers each fiscal year by the rate adjustment included in the State budget for that fiscal year; requiring, on or before December 1, 2019, and on or before December 1 annually thereafter, the Department to submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly on the impact of the reimbursement rate adjustment on community providers and other specified outcomes; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hayes, Barron, Hill, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, D. Barnes, Bromwell, Brooks, Carr, Conaway, Cullison, Gaines, Gilchrist, Haynes, Healey, Hettleman, C. Howard, Jackson, Kelly, Knotts, Korman, Lafferty, Lam, Lierman, Luedtke, McCray, McIntosh, McMillan, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Oaks, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Queen, Reznik, Robinson, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Stein, Sydnor, Tarlau, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, West, K. Young, P. Young, and R. Lewis
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0476
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0497 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Community Facilities and Services
Consumer Price Index
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Managed Care Organizations -see also- Health Maint Orgs
Mental and Behavioral Health
Reimbursement Rates
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.