S. 4038 (111th): Excellence in Mental Health Act

Introduced:
Dec 16, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 16, 2010
Length
21 pages
Related Bills
S. 2257 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012

S. 4035 (Related)
Community-Based Mental Health Infrastructure Improvements Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 16, 2010
Referred to Committee Dec 16, 2010
 
Full Title

A bill to increase access to community behavioral health services for all Americans and to improve Medicaid reimbursement for community behavioral health services.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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12/16/2010--Introduced.
Excellence in Mental Health Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to set forth criteria for the certification of federally-qualified community behavioral health centers.
Amends the PHSA and titles XIX (Medicaid) and XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to make such centers eligible for certain federal programs, including: (1) payments for services under Medicaid; (2) incentives for the adoption of health information technology; and (3) payments for the provision of telehealth services.
Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award matching grants to states or Indian tribes to expend funds for the construction or modernization of facilities used to provide mental health and substance abuse services to individuals.
Expands the 340B drug discount program (a program limiting the cost of covered outpatient drugs to certain federal grantees) to allow participation by entities providing community mental health services or providing treatment services for substance abuse.

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