- Amended by St.2016, c. 52, § 50
- Amended by St.2018, c. 208, § 89, effective August 9, 2018
For the purposes of this section the term “substance abuse treatment” shall include: early intervention services for substance use disorder treatment; a substance use disorder evaluation, as defined in section 51 ½ of chapter 111; outpatient services including medically assisted therapies; intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization services; residential or inpatient services, not covered under section 4AA; and medically managed intensive inpatient services, not covered under said section 4AA.
Any individual or group health maintenance contract that is issued or renewed shall not require a member to obtain a preauthorization for substance abuse treatment if the provider is certified or licensed by the department of public health.
|Last updated:||July 16, 2019|