Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.21.19. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 1.21.19 at 1:30 p.m. Referred to Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 1.21.19. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 1.25.19 at 1:30 p.m. Executive action taken (but not yet reported) in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 2.14.19 at 8:00 a.m. 1st substitute bill passed. And refer to Ways & Means on 2.14.19. Referred to Ways & Means on 2.15.19. Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 p.m. (Subject to change) on 2.26.19. (updated 2.22.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Dhingra

*Companion to HB 1393

 SB 5432 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·         de-codifies and repeals outdated language.