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Bill Detail: HB21-1021

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Title Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health
Status Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole (05/14/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Human Services
  • Labor & Employment
House Sponsors Y. Caraveo (D)
R. Pelton (R)
Senate Sponsors R. Zenzinger (D)
D. Hisey (R)
House Committee Public and Behavioral Health & Human Services
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 02/16/2021
Summary

The bill requires the department of human services (state
department) to establish procedures to approve recovery support services
organizations for reimbursement of peer support professional services.
The bill also gives the executive director of the state department
rule-making authority to establish other criteria and standards as
necessary.

The bill permits a recovery support services organization to charge
and submit for reimbursement from the medical assistance program
certain eligible peer support services provided by peer support
professionals.
The bill authorizes the department of health care policy and
financing to reimburse recovery support services organizations for
permissible claims for peer support services submitted under the medical
services program.
The bill requires contracts entered into between the state
department's office of behavioral health and designated managed service
organizations to include terms and conditions related to the support of
peer-run recovery support services organizations.

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