File #: 191148    Version: Name: Administrative Code - Mental Health SF
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 11/12/2019 In control: Clerk of the Board
On agenda: Final action: 12/20/2019
Enactment date: 12/20/2019 Enactment #: 300-19
Title: Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to establish Mental Health SF, a mental health program designed to provide access to mental health services, substance use treatment, and psychiatric medications to all adult residents of San Francisco with mental illness and/or substance use disorders who are homeless, uninsured, or enrolled in Medi-Cal or Healthy San Francisco; to establish an Office of Private Health Insurance Accountability to advocate on behalf of privately insured individuals not receiving timely and appropriate mental health care under their private health insurance; to provide that Mental Health SF shall not become operative until either the City’s budget has exceeded the prior year’s budget by 13%, or the voters have approved a tax that will sufficiently finance the program, or the Board of Supervisors has approved the appropriation of general funds to finance the program; and to establish the Mental Health SF Implementation Working Group to advise the Mental Health Board, the Department of Public Health, the Health Commission, the San Francisco Health Authority, and the Board of Supervisors on the design and implementation of Mental Health SF.
Sponsors: Mayor, Hillary Ronen, Matt Haney, Gordon Mar, Shamann Walton, Norman Yee, Vallie Brown, Ahsha Safai, Sandra Lee Fewer, Aaron Peskin, Rafael Mandelman, Catherine Stefani
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Referral FYI 112519, 4. COB Memo 112519, 5. BLA Report 120619, 6. Comm Pkt 120619, 7. BLA Report 120619 Revised, 8. Leg Ver2, 9. Leg Dig Ver2, 10. Bd Pkt 121019, 11. Board Pkt 121719, 12. DHR Responses to MEA 120519, 13. Leg Final, 14. DPH Ltr and MHSF Implementation Rpt 080221, 15. DPH MHSF Progress Report 100121
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