HB 265 -  Medicaid Coverage for Behavioral Health Interventions

by Waldron
Requires AHCA, in conjunction with DOH, to create Emergency Room Utilization Mitigation Behavioral Health Intervention Pilot Program to provide Medicaid coverage for purchases & deliveries of prescribed healthful foods & certain counseling, therapy, & education to reduce emergency room visits; requires agency, in conjunction with department, to seek federal approval & waivers for pilot program; requires federal waiver application to seek matching funds; requires allocation of portion of pilot program implementation budget to specified organization for establishment of specified center; requires referrals of program patients to certain federal & federally funded programs; requires agency to accept certain entities as essential statewide Medicaid providers under pilot program.
Effective Date: July 1, 2024
Last Event: Withdrawn prior to introduction on Friday, October 27, 2023 11:40 AM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Withdrawn prior to introduction Time: 10/27/2023 - 11:40 AM Member: Waldron Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 10/24/2023 - 12:34 PM Member: Waldron Committee: Version: __

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