Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Programs targeted to offer ambulatory or outpatient clinical care including evaluative services.


Early Intervention Programs for Children For the purpose of fostering and increasing positive developmental outcomes for children 0-3 years old who have developmental difficulties due to identified disabilities or are at risk for developmental issues due to social or environmental circumstances.
Family Health Services For the purpose of providing comprehensive family planning services targeted to low-income residents and adolescents in order to prevent unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, reduce infant mortality and morbidity, and improve the health of individuals and communities.
Health Services for Youth in Custody For the purpose of providing health services for youth who are in the custody and care of the Commonwealth and in residential placements, including urgent care, disease stabilization, and primary health care.
Oral Health Services For the purpose of ensuring that all residents have access to dental services and providing prevention programs including monitoring community water fluoridation and school fluoride and sealant programs in cities and towns.
Out-Patient Services for Veterans For the purpose of providing quality medical care to veterans living in the community and Soldiers' Homes including health promotion, disease prevention, and referrals. Clinical services include dental, podiatry, urology, general surgery, optometry and dietary consultations.
Pharmacy Services For the purpose of providing pharmacy services to individuals residing in state facilities across multiple departments. Drug costs are minimized through contract pricing and a drug return and reuse program.
Psychiatric Mental Health Services For the purpose of providing protective services to prevent and remediate abusive situations, mitigate recurrence, keep individuals safe, enable law enforcement to investigate cases, and provide services for victims and non-offending family members.
Substance Abuse Treatment Services For the purpose of providing a range of addiction treatment programs to assist people in initiating and maintaining abstinence from alcohol and other drugs of abuse, including inpatient detoxification, residential treatment, and outpatient counseling services for youth and adults, as well as medication-assisted treatment for adults.

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