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Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Specialty Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services - Parity

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier


Veto sustained (0-46)

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations necessary to ensure that the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is in compliance with specified federal laws; providing that the Department is not required to adopt specified regulations for any change that may be made through a process other than the regulatory process; requiring the regulations to include standards regarding treatment limitations for specialty mental health and substance use disorder services that comply with the federal laws; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Klausmeier, Feldman, Guzzone, Madaleno, Manno, Astle, Benson, Hershey, Jennings, Kelley, Mathias, Middleton, Pugh, and Reilly
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1217
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Federal Government
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Medical Assistance
Mental Health
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Reimbursement Rates
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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