HB 209 – Support Statewide Telepsychiatry Program

HB 209 – Support Statewide Telepsychiatry Program

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Kristin Baker, MD (R-Cabarrus); Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth); Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston); Rep. Wayne Sasser (R-Cabarrus, Rowan, Stanly)

Summary

This bill would appropriate $1M to East Carolina University Center for Telepsychiatry and e-Behavioral Health for the statewide telepsychiatry program known as NC-STeP to be used to establish five new STeP program sites in underserved areas.

Movement

Filed – 3/2/2021

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

-Appropriations

-Rules, Calendar, and Operations

 
 

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