HB17-1351

HB17-1351 - Study Inpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning utilizing information to improve treatment for substance use disorders under the medicaid program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill requires the department of health care policy and financing, with assistance from the department of human services' office of behavioral health, to prepare a written report for committees of the general assembly relating to residential and inpatient substance use disorder treatment options under the medicaid program, the cost of treatment, and the potential impact on other state and county programs and services if residential and inpatient substance use disorder treatment options were effective. The departments' report shall also include recommendations relating to the implementation of residential and inpatient substance use disorder treatment, better coordination of substance use disorder services among state agencies, and necessary changes to state law to implement treatment.

The bill authorizes the department of health care policy and financing to access the prescription drug use monitoring program data to identify clients who may be at-risk of opioid overdose or who may benefit from increased care coordination.

The bill makes an appropriation.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: June 2, 2017
06/02/2017 - Governor Signed
05/25/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/24/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/24/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/10/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/10/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/09/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
05/09/2017 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
05/05/2017 - Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations
05/04/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance
05/04/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/03/2017 - House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
05/02/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
05/02/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/27/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to Appropriations
04/21/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment