SECTION 354.3001. Purpose and Applicability  

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  • (a) Peer specialists providing services under this subchapter support recipients with a mental health condition and/or substance use disorder to actively plan and work toward long-term recovery.

    (b) This subchapter establishes requirements for providing peer specialist services through Medicaid and applies only to peer specialist services that are Medicaid reimbursable under this subchapter and other applicable rule or law.

    (c) This subchapter implements §531.0999 of the Texas Government Code and §32.024(kk) of the Texas Human Resources Code, which requires HHSC to include peer specialists as Medicaid providers.

Source Note: The provisions of this §354.3001 adopted to be effective January 1, 2019, 43 TexReg 8573