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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2519 191st (Current)

An Act addressing barriers to care for mental health

SENATE, February 6, 2020 - The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to mental health parity implementation (Senate, No. 588) (also based on Senate, No. 1148), - reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled "An Act addressing barriers to care for mental health" (Senate, No. 2519).

Bill Information

Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
Tarr, Bruce E. Pediatric mental health care task force Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
2 Withdrawn
3 Withdrawn
4 Withdrawn
Moore, Michael O. Critical Incident Confidentiality Expansion Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
6 Withdrawn
DiZoglio, Diana Art Therapist Licensure Rejected
DiZoglio, Diana Consistent definition of parity across state government Rejected
Kennedy, Edward J. Frequency of DOI Market Conduct Exams Adopted
Tran, Dean A. Protecting mental and behavioral health victims from discrimination Rejected
Tran, Dean A. Mental Health Education in Schools Rejected
Tran, Dean A. Student Loan Support for Mental and Behavioral Healthcare Workers Rejected
Tran, Dean A. Transparency for Mental Health Parity Rejected
Tran, Dean A. Pilot Program for telebehavioral health for veterans and seniors Rejected
15 Withdrawn
16 Withdrawn
Tran, Dean A. Expanding representation on the medical necessity determinations commission Rejected
Timilty, Walter F. Addition of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts on Medical Necessity Determination Commission Rejected
Timilty, Walter F. Access to The IAFF Center of Excellence Rejected
Pacheco, Marc R. High Acuity Behavioral Health and Dual Diagnosis Pilot Program Adopted
21 Withdrawn
Timilty, Walter F. Including Public Safety Personnel in CHIA Annual Baseline Expenditures Rejected
23 Withdrawn
24 Withdrawn
Timilty, Walter F. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Rejected

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