Bills Pending Massachusetts Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee

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MAH1733IntroRelative to reducing emergency department boarding for patients in need of inpatient behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1143IntroRelative to funding the Behavioral Health Workforce Development Trust Fund. Health Care Financing.
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2019-07-26
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MAS1153IntroFor legislation to remove administrative barriers to behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1697IntroRelative to payments for psychological services provided by MassHealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1735IntroRelative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1734IntroRelative to prior authorization requirements for inpatient mental health services within the MassHealth program. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1699IntroFor legislation to provide that network hospitals be compensated for behavioral health services to certain MassHealth patients. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAS1148IntroFor legislation relative to medical necessity for mental health acute treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAS1152IntroFor legislation to improve access to behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1725IntroRelative to the use of Medicaid expansion and the increase in overdose rates. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1723IntroFor legislation to further define medical necessity determinations. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1710IntroFor legislation to increase access to treatment for behavioral health disorders. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH1715IntroBy Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others that insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-26
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MAH3722IntroRelative to nurses in psychiatric facilities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1731IntroRelative to providing signature authority for psychiatric nurse mental health clinical nurse specialists. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAS1157IntroFor legislation to improve access to care by removing barriers to practice for psychiatric clinical nurse specialists. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1706IntroRelative to establishing a board of registration of licensed mental health counselors. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1704IntroRelative to establishing a behavioral health workforce development trust fund. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1737IntroRelative to establishing a behavioral health workforce commission. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1753IntroRelative to mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAS2297IntroFor legislation relative to fetal opioid drug exposure. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAS1158IntroFor legislation relative to increasing consumer access to licensed rehabilitation counselors. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1730IntroFor legislation to improve access to care by removing barriers to practice for psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAS1147IntroFor legislation relative to a behavioral health workforce commission. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAS1144IntroFor legislation relative to mental health peer specialists certification. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
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MAH1714IntroBy Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition of Colleen M. Garry and others establishing a commission on post traumatic stress disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1719IntroRelative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS1143IntroFor legislation relative to equity in suicide prevention. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1755IntroFor legislation to establish a commission to study substance use disorder and treatment disparities in minority communities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1716IntroFor legislation to promote high value and evidence-based behavioral health care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1750IntroRelative to services for persons with mental illness living with elderly family members or primary caretakers. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS923IntroFor legislation to establish psychiatric advance directives for mental health care. The Judiciary.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1736IntroRelative to the establishment of a statewide children’s mental health ombudsman program within the office of the Child Advocate. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1708IntroFor legislation to improve the quality of mental health services, and rights of patients, by providing for sufficient privacy. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1738IntroBy Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition of Paul McMurtry, Brian M. Ashe and John J. Lawn, Jr., that the Department of Mental Health be authorized to establish a program for the treatment and support of people with mental illness and brain-based disorde...
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2019-07-08
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MAH1720IntroRelative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1740IntroFor legislation to establish a commission (including members of the General Court) on suicide prevention and mental health crisis management. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS1164IntroFor legislation relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS1154IntroFor legislation to protect children's mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS1156IntroFor legislation to establish a commission to study substance use disorder and treatment disparities in the minority community. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1751IntroRelative to medical care for persons in mental health facilities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAH1701IntroRelative to post traumatic stress disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS1163IntroFor legislation relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH1707IntroFor legislation to promote high value and evidence-based behavioral health care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-08
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MAS2247IntroFor legislation relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-06-10
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MAH3776IntroFor legislation to establish a substance abuse protection fund. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-05-13
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MAS1087IntroFor legislation to raise employment and combating opioids through vocational education and rehabilitation (RECOVER). Labor and Workforce Development.
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2019-04-08
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MAS942IntroFor legislation to provide critical community services. The Judiciary.
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2019-03-21
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MAS1155IntroFor legislation to establish a commission to study the availability of a continuum of care for persons with substance use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-01-22
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MAS1162IntroFor legislation to increase substance use prevention and awareness and reduce overdose abandonment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-01-22
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