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Early Diagnosis and Preventive Treatment Programs
(a) If the Regents of the University of California accept moneys from the fund established pursuant to this part, or accept federal funds distributed by the State Department of Health Care Services as described in subdivision (b), the regents shall report, on or after January 1, 2022, but prior to January 1, 2023, to the health committees of both houses of the Legislature all of the following:
(1) Evidence as to whether the early psychosis approach reduces the duration of untreated psychosis, reduces the severity of symptoms, improves relapse rates, decreases the use of inpatient care in comparison to standard care, supports educational and career progress, and reduces the cost of treatment in comparison to standard treatment methodologies.
(2) The number of patients with private health benefit plans served by an EDAPT program in the 12 months prior to the implementation of this part.
(3) The number of patients with private health benefit plans served by an EDAPT program that has received funding pursuant to this part.
(4) The number of patients participating in an EDAPT program that has received funding pursuant to this part who are considered stabilized, as a percentage of patients served.
(5) The number of patients participating in an EDAPT program that has received funding pursuant to this part who need services beyond those provided in the program and the nature of those services.
(6) Any other information the regents deem necessary.
(b) If the State Department of Health Care Services distributes federal funds to the Regents of the University of California for the purpose of supporting an EDAPT program, the regents shall issue the report described in subdivision (a), to the extent permitted by federal law.
(c) A report to be submitted pursuant to this section shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 547, Sec. 2.)