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2016 Regular Session



Behavioral Health Community Providers - Keep the Door Open Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Guzzone


In the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (137-1)

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; requiring, on or before December 1, 2018, and on December 1 annually thereafter, the Department to submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly on the impact of the reimbursement rate adjustment required under the Act on community providers and other specified outcomes; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Guzzone, Astle, Benson, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Kagan, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Nathan-Pulliam, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Rosapepe, Waugh, Young, Zirkin, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0595
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Community Facilities and Services
Consumer Price Index
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Services Cost Review Commission
Managed Care Organizations -see also- Health Maint Orgs
Medical Assistance
Reimbursement Rates
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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