21. Page 1, line 2
: after “programs" insert “, certified substance abuse counselor 3
reimbursement under the Medical Assistance program,".
7(1c) Certified substance abuse counselors.
To the extent allowed by the 8
federal department of health and human services, the department of health services 9
shall increase the reimbursement rate for certified substance abuse counselors 10
under the Medical Assistance program under subchapter IV of chapter 49 of the 11
statutes. The department of health services shall seek any approval necessary from
the federal department of health and human services to implement the 2
reimbursement rate increase under this subsection.”.