Year

2014

Agency

Governor

$1.803m GFS; $.971m GFF; $2.774m Total

House

$1.803m GFS; $.971 GFF; $2.774m Total

Senate

$180,000 GFS/Total

Final

$610,000 GFS; $1.297m Total

Governor: Funding is provided for additional staff, an actuarial analysis, and consultants to support procurement of mental health and chemical dependency services and to help move the behavioral health system towards phased integration with those systems that provide medical services to Medicaid participants.

Senate: Pursuant to 2SSB 6312 (Behavioral Health Purchasing) funding is provided for 1.0 fiscal staff and 0.5 data staff to support the behavioral health task force in its review of the purchase and delivery of mental health, physical
health, and chemical dependency services.

House/Final: Pursuant to Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 2639 (mental health, chemical dependency) and Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2315 (suicide prevention), funding is provided for additional staff and an actuarial analysis to support procurement of mental health and chemical dependency services, to help move the behavioral health system towards phased integration with systems that provide medical services to Medicaid participants, and to develop a plan to create a pilot project to support primary care providers in the assessment and treatment of adults with mental or other behavioral health disorders.