Comments: IN HB1251 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - Representative Sullivan added as coauthor [HB1251 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

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