U.S. Representatives Introduce the COMPLETE Care Act to Support Behavioral Health Integration

On July 26th, with the full support of PCC and its Better Health – NOW Campaign, U.S. Representatives Michelle Steel (R-CA), Dan Kildee (D-MI), Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), August Pfluger (R-TX), and Susie Lee (D-NV) introduced H.R. 5819 the COMPLETE Care Act of 2023. A companion bill to the Senate’s S. 1378, this House legislation would improve the behavioral health care available to Medicare beneficiaries in primary care settings through:  

  • enhanced Medicare payment rates for collaborative care and general behavioral health integration services,  

  • support for quality measure reporting for behavioral health integration, and  

  • investment in technical assistance to broaden adoption of integrated care. 

Read PCC’s Letter of Support.

Read the bill sponsors’ press release

Go to top