After four years of persistent advocacy, California’s mental health peer support specialists celebrated victory as Gov. Newsom signed SB-803 on September 25, 2020. The new law establishes a statewide peer support training, certification standards and billing codes for peer support services. It makes peer support services a covered benefit for Medi-Cal beneficiaries and allows counties to draw down millions in federal funding.
- Please see Press Release: PR_PeerSupportCertification_CD_AK_KS