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329F7E55E3B52C108725875900536983 Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

INTERIM COMMITTEE  BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TRANSFORMATIONAL TASK FORCE
Date Sep 23, 2021      
Location Old State Library



Insurance Coverage for Behavioral Health - Committee Discussion Only


09:11:09 AM  

Michael Conway, Colorado Commissioner of Insurance, and Cara Cheever, Behavioral Health Program Director, Colorado Division of Insurance, gave a presentation on behavioral health coverage in commercial insurance.  The presentation can be found here:  http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/2017/bhttf_presentation_9.23.21.pdf.

Committee members asked questions about the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria, mental health parity, medication-assited treatment coverge, and the self-insured portion of the market.

09:47:23 AM  

Committee discussion followed about insurance barriers (i.e. coding) and policy options, such as increasing bed space in residential treatment facilities. 






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