SEC. 83-9-41. Mental illness benefits.
(1) Covered benefits for services in this section shall be limited to coverage of treatment of clinically significant mental illness.
(2) Treatment under this section shall be covered for a minimum of thirty (30) days per year for inpatient services, a minimum of sixty (60) days per year for partial hospitalization, and a minimum of fifty-two (52) outpatient visits per year.
(3) The rate of payment for inpatient services and partial hospitalization shall be the same as provided for any other condition. The rate of payment for outpatient visits shall be a minimum of fifty percent (50%) of covered expenses which may be limited to a maximum payment of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per visit.
SOURCES: Laws, 1991, ch. 570, Sec. 3, eff from and after July 1, 1991. Reenacted without change by Laws, 1994, ch. 354, Sec. 3, eff from and after July 1, 1994; Laws, 2001, ch. 533, § 2, HB667, eff from and after January 1, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2001