Mental health and addiction forensic treatments

H.E.A. 1127, P.L. 57
Effective: July 1, 2021

  • Removes a provision that allows a: (1) delinquent child’s; or (2) person’s; Medicaid participation to be terminated following a two-year suspension due to certain adjudications or incarceration.
  • Adds competency restoration services to the list of treatment and wraparound recovery services made available to certain persons in the criminal justice system.
  • Adds competency restoration services to the list of services that qualify a person for mental health and addiction forensic treatment services.
  • Adds: (1) recovery community organizations; and (2) recovery residences; certified by the division of mental health and addiction (division) or its designeeto the list of organizations eligible for certain funds and grants from the division.
  • Requires demographic data concerning race and ethnicity to be included in certain demographic research performed by the division.

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