Behavioral Health Programs Appropriations
The act removes the requirement that the state department of human services (department) implement a behavioral health capacity tracking system and make available to the public appropriate information from the capacity tracking system, unless money is appropriated for the system.
The act removes the requirement that the department implement a care navigation program to assist engaged clients in obtaining access to treatment for substance use disorders, unless money is appropriated for the program. The act requires the department to report to the general assembly if the care navigation program is implemented.
For the 2020-21 fiscal year, the act reduces the appropriation from the marijuana tax cash fund, created in section 39-28.8-501, to the department of human services by $546,013.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)