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Improved Outcomes Persons Behavioral Health

Concerning improved outcomes for persons with behavioral health disorders.
2023 Regular Session
Human Services
Bill Summary

To help serve persons with behavioral health needs who are enrolled in medicaid, the act requires managed care entities (MCE) to enter into single case agreements with willing providers of behavioral health services enrolled in the medical assistance program when network development and access standards are not met and a member needs access to a medically necessary behavioral health service. The act sets forth the requirements for single case agreements created by an MCE.

APPROVED by Governor June 7, 2023

EFFECTIVE June 7, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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