SECTION 1. Section 16 of chapter 6A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following paragraph:-
“And provided further that the secretary of the executive office of health and human services shall ensure that network hospitals are compensated at their full negotiated rate for behavioral health services provided to MassHealth patients who are also clients of agencies within the executive office of health and human services and for whom no appropriate alternative placement is available. Provided however, such compensation shall only be provided if the hospital can document that it has engaged in good faith efforts to place said clients in any appropriate alternative setting.”
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