Senate Health and Human Services Budget Committee Meeting, 9.22.11
In the Senate HHS Budget Committee yesterday Senator Negron discusses whether "soft services" (mental health and substance abuse services) really have any Return on Investment and he asks legislative staff and OPPAGA to research the value of the state funding these services. The posted podcast is of the entire Senate Committee meeting, however, Senator Negron's comments begin within 3 minutes of the recording and last for 10 to 15 minutes. The podcast [45M]* also includes AHCA's presentation relating to the Medicaid Reform Waiver Request and the response from CMS regarding the MLR vs. Achieved Savings Rebate. The recording also includes Senator's Negron's discussion of whether the state should operate it own Medicaid program.
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