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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

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
Tarr, Bruce E. Pediatric mental health care task force Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
2 Withdrawn
3 Withdrawn
4 Withdrawn
5
Moore, Michael O. Critical Incident Confidentiality Expansion Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
6 Withdrawn
7
DiZoglio, Diana Art Therapist Licensure Rejected
8
DiZoglio, Diana Consistent definition of parity across state government Rejected
9
(Redraft)
Kennedy, Edward J. Frequency of DOI Market Conduct Exams Adopted
10
(Redraft)
Tran, Dean A. Protecting mental and behavioral health victims from discrimination Rejected
11
Tran, Dean A. Mental Health Education in Schools Rejected
12
Tran, Dean A. Student Loan Support for Mental and Behavioral Healthcare Workers Rejected
13
Tran, Dean A. Transparency for Mental Health Parity Rejected
14
Tran, Dean A. Pilot Program for telebehavioral health for veterans and seniors Rejected
15 Withdrawn
16 Withdrawn
17
Tran, Dean A. Expanding representation on the medical necessity determinations commission Rejected
18
Timilty, Walter F. Addition of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts on Medical Necessity Determination Commission Rejected
19
Timilty, Walter F. Access to The IAFF Center of Excellence Rejected
20
(Redraft)
Pacheco, Marc R. High Acuity Behavioral Health and Dual Diagnosis Pilot Program Adopted
21 Withdrawn
22
Timilty, Walter F. Including Public Safety Personnel in CHIA Annual Baseline Expenditures Rejected
23 Withdrawn
24 Withdrawn
25
Timilty, Walter F. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Rejected

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