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§ 15-141.1. Collaborative Care Model

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-141.1
§ 15-141.1. Collaborative Care Model
Collaborative Care Model defined
(a) In this section, “Collaborative Care Model” means an evidence-based approach for integrating somatic and behavioral health services in primary care settings that includes:
(1) Care coordination and management;
(2) Regular, proactive outcome monitoring and treatment for outcome targets using standardized outcome measurement rating scales and electronic tools, such as patient tracking; and
(3) Regular systematic psychiatric and substance use disorder caseload reviews and consultation with a psychiatrist, an addiction medicine specialist, or any other behavioral health medicine specialist as allowed under federal regulations governing the model.
(b) This section may not be construed to prohibit referrals from a primary care provider to a specialty behavioral health care provider.
In general
(c) The Department shall implement and provide reimbursement for services provided in accordance with the Collaborative Care Model statewide in primary care settings that provide health care services to Program recipients.


Added by Acts 2018, c. 683, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 684, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5; Acts 2023, c. 284, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023; Acts 2023, c. 285, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-141.1, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-141.1
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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