H.R. 5636 (111th): Community Mental Health and Addiction Safety Net Equity Act of 2010

Jun 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Doris Matsui
Representative for California's 5th congressional district
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Jun 29, 2010
13 pages
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This bill was introduced on June 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 29, 2010
Referred to Committee Jun 29, 2010
Full Title

To establish Federally Qualified Behavioral Health Centers and to require Medicaid coverage for services provided by such Centers.


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7 cosponsors (7D) (show)

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Community Mental Health and Addiction Safety Net Equity Act of 2010 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to replace community mental health centers with federally qualified behavioral health centers which treat substance abuse in addition to mental illness and other conditions.
Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicaid coverage to federally qualified behavioral health center services.
Directs the Institute of Medicine to: (1) evaluate for Congress the combined paperwork burden of federally qualified behavioral health centers; and (2) analyze and report to Congress on the compensation structure of professional and paraprofessional personnel employed by federally qualified behavioral health centers nationwide as compared with the compensation structure of comparable health safety net providers and relevant private sector health care employers.

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