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HB 1327: Behavioral Health Services

GENERAL BILL by Peters ; Berman

Behavioral Health Services; Authorizes DCF to approve receiving systems for behavioral health care; requires DCF to post certain data on its website; creates Substance Abuse & Mental Health (SAMH) Safety Net Network; provides for DCF & AHCA to determine scope of services offered; requires AHCA to contract with managing entities or their representatives to implement delivery of community mental health & substance abuse services to certain Medicaid-eligible individuals; provides for determination of rates for services & development of payment mechanisms; specifies that certain court hearings must be scheduled within 5 court working days unless continuance is granted; provides for AHCA to seek certain federal matching funds.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2514 (Ch. 2017-129)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/6/2017 House • Filed
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 135
3/10/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 350
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2514 (Ch. 2017-129)