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Medicare Mental Health Access Act
116 S2772 IS: Medicare Mental Health Access Act U.S. Senate 2019-11-05 text/xml EN Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain. 1. This Act may be cited as the. Medicare Mental Health Access Act 2. (a) The first sentence of section 1861(r) of the Social Security Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1395x(r)) is amended— (1) by strikingorbefore(5); and (2) by inserting before the period the following:, or (6) a clinical psychologist, but only with respect to the furnishing of qualified psychologist services described in subsection (ii) for which the psychologist is legally authorized to perform by the State and who is acting within the scope of the psychologist’s license (or other authorization under State law). (b) The amendments made by this section shall apply to items and services furnished on or after January 1, 2020.