LD 1231 LR 1356(02)
An Act Regarding Mental Health Care for Maine Veterans
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $875,000 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $875,000 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes one-time General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $875,000 in fiscal year 2017-18  for a pilot program to provide case management services to veterans requiring mental health care services and for hospitals to configure EMR systems.
Additional costs to the Department of Defense,Veterans and Emergency Management associated with consulting with and assisting the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the provision of mental health care services to veterans can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.