Behavioral Health Crisis Response Training
The bill directs the state department of health care policy and financing (department) to issue a request for proposals to contract with a vendor to provide a comprehensive care coordination and treatment training model (model) for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health needs. The selected vendor must be able to provide the model using teleconferencing formats to better reach rural areas of the state. Community-centered boards, mental health centers, and program-approved service agencies shall nominate up to 20 providers to receive the training. The department may select an additional 10 providers from underserved areas of the state to receive the training.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)