Today, the Lone Star Justice Alliance submitted public comments to the the Texas Health and Human Services Commission in support of the Texas Medicaid Peer Specialist Services Medical Policy. Peer support services are a critical component of comprehensive care and can increase the likelihood of improved outcomes among vulnerable populations involved with the criminal and juvenile justice systems. The Lone Star Justice Alliance (LSJA) supports the expansion of peer support services as proposed by the Draft Texas Medicaid Peer Specialist Services Medical Policy under review. We are providing these comments to encourage the expansion of the benefits to emerging adults aged 17 to 21.
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