SENATE BILL 11
AN ACT relative to mental health services and making appropriations therefor.
SPONSORS: Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5
COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services
I. Authorizes the department of health and human services to use general surplus funds for designated receiving facilities and for voluntary inpatient psychiatric admissions.
II. Makes an appropriation to the department of health and human services for the purpose of renovating certain existing facilities.
III. Provides for rulemaking for involuntary admission hearing requirements.
IV. Requires insurers to reimburse certain facilities for emergency room boarding.
Link to NH Senate Bill: http://gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_Status/billText.aspx?sy=2019&id=1000&txtFormat=html