H.B. No. 5270
Session Year 2019
 


AN ACT CONCERNING PEER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS AND REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR OUTPATIENT PEER SUPPORT SERVICES PROVIDED BY CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS.

To require (1) the Commissioner of Public Health to adopt regulations (A) providing for the certification and education of peer support specialists, and (B) specifying the peer support services that a certified peer support specialist may provide to another individual in this state, and (2) health insurance coverage for peer support services provided by certified peer support specialists on an outpatient basis.

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Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/18/2019(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/14/2019(INS)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/1/2019Public Hearing 03/05
 2/28/2019Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate
 2/27/2019Drafted by Committee
 1/31/2019(INS)Vote to Draft
 1/14/2019Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

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