IN HB1251 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-15 - Representative Sullivan added as coauthor
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Mental health matters. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to apply for a state plan amendment that would require Medicaid reimbursement for eligible Medicaid rehabilitation option services provided in a school setting to a Medicaid recipient. Requires the office to review the Medicaid rehabilitation option services provided under Medicaid, determine whether additional services are appropriate, and submit the office's findings to the legislative services agency. Requires a school corporation to contract with a community mental health center to provide Medicaid rehabilitation option services to the school corporation's students and families. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to establish and administer an evidence based program that partners with schools to provide social services to children, parents, caregivers, teachers, and the community. Sets forth requirements of the program and a contracting entity. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to study and report to the legislative services agency the impact of increasing the eligibility income limitations for the children's health insurance program and specifies requirements of the study. Sets forth requirements of the mental health first aid training program report.

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Title

Mental health matters. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to apply for a state plan amendment that would require Medicaid reimbursement for eligible Medicaid rehabilitation option services provided in a school setting to a Medicaid recipient. Requires the office to review the Medicaid rehabilitation option services provided under Medicaid, determine whether additional services are appropriate, and submit the office's findings to the legislative services agency. Requires a school corporation to contract with a community mental health center to provide Medicaid rehabilitation option services to the school corporation's students and families. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to establish and administer an evidence based program that partners with schools to provide social services to children, parents, caregivers, teachers, and the community. Sets forth requirements of the program and a contracting entity. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to study and report to the legislative services agency the impact of increasing the eligibility income limitations for the children's health insurance program and specifies requirements of the study. Sets forth requirements of the mental health first aid training program report.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-15HouseRepresentative Sullivan added as coauthor
2019-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2019-01-10HouseCoauthored by Representatives Cook and Clere
2019-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Davisson

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