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Budget Summary FY2016

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15992012 - Health Care Cost Containment Reserve
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

Account Description FY2015
1599-2012 Health Care Cost Containment Reserve
For a reserve to establish a program to be administered by the health policy commission to accelerate and support behavioral health integration within patient-centered medical homes, as certified by the commission under section 14 of chapter 6D of the General Laws; provided, that this program shall support efforts to build the partnerships and infrastructure necessary to initiate or expand the provision of behavioral health care services within the primary care setting and may take the form of training, education, technical assistance or direct grants; provided further, that the commission shall report to the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 24 months following implementation of the program on the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the program; and provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall not revert and shall be available for expenditure through June 30, 2017
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