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Bill Detail: HB19-1287

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Title Treatment For Opioids And Substance Use Disorders
Status Governor Signed (05/14/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Human Services
House Sponsors J. Wilson (R)
D. Esgar (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (R)
B. Pettersen (D)
House Committee Health and Insurance
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 03/28/2019

The bill:
  • Directs the department of human services to implement a
centralized, web-based behavioral health capacity tracking
system to track available treatment capacity at behavioral
health facilities and at programs for medication-assisted
treatment and medical detoxification for substance use

disorders, as well as other types of treatment (section 1);
  • Directs the department of human services to implement a
care navigation system to assist individuals in obtaining
access to treatment for substance use disorders, including
medical detoxification and residential and inpatient
treatment (section 2); and
  • Creates the building substance use disorder treatment
capacity in underserved communities grant program to
provide services in rural and frontier communities,
prioritizing areas of the state that are unserved or
underserved (section 3).

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