Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness on 1.21.19. Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.29.19. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care and Wellness on 2.19.19; majority pass. Referred to Appropriations 2.21.19. Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.27.19. Exec’d by the House Committee on Appropriations; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 3.1.19. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 3.5.19. (updated 3.15.19)

Legislative Session



In Progress



HB1393 includes a number of statutory changes related to implementation of behavioral health integration, such as:

  • changes behavioral health organization to behavioral health administrative services organization (bh-asos) and/or managed care organization;
  • changes mental health to behavioral health;
  • rewords children’s metal health contracting to be more consistent with current purchasing;
  • adds new language to address bh-asos and counties directly delivering services to increase transparency of contracting and funding of services;
  • changes language from mental health professional to designated crisis responder; and

de-codifies and repeals outdated language.

*Companion to SB 5432*