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2019 House Bill 5043: Authorize mediation in social service mental health dispute

Public Act 55 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R) on October 8, 2019
To explicitly authorize mediation as a first step when an individual receiving social welfare services for mental illness has a dispute directly with a government program or a health service provider under a government contract. The bill prescribes requirements, restrictions, procedures, timetables and more for such mediation.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on October 8, 2019
Reported in the House on October 17, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on October 17, 2019
Reported in the House on October 22, 2019
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on November 12, 2019
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on November 12, 2019
Reported in the Senate on February 4, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on February 19, 2020
Passed 106 to 0 in the House on February 20, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on March 3, 2020

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