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Amends the provisions governing children’s behavioral health services in order to:  1) narrow the statewide management organization’s scope of service administration to CSoC services only; 2) reflect the integration of specialized behavioral health services (with the exception of CSoC services) into the Managed Care for Physical and Basic Behavioral Health model; 3) delegate provider certification functions to managed care organizations (MCOs); 4) establish coverage for crisis stabilization services; 5) revise the service limitations for psychosocial rehabilitation and crisis intervention services; and 6) revise the reimbursement methodology to reflect capitation payments to managed care organizations rather than a statewide management organization.

Contact Information:  J. Ruth Kennedy, Medicaid Director, P.O. Box 91030, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030

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