Chapter 118E of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 10L, inserted by section 71 of chapter 208 of the acts of 2018, the following section:-
Section 10M. As used in this section, the term “structured outpatient addiction treatment” shall mean treatment under a program that provides clinically intensive and structured outpatient services for persons with substance use disorder or persons with substance use disorder and a co-occurring mental health disorder.
The division and its contracted health insurers, health plans, health maintenance organizations, behavioral health management firms and third party administrators under contract to a Medicaid managed care organization or primary care clinician plan shall cover the cost of structured outpatient addiction treatment.
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