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5B34D00A6577161887258432006408E7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For CONSORTIUM SURVEY AND RESULTS

INTERIM COMMITTEE  OPIOID AND OTHER SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
Date Jul 9, 2019      
Location Old State Library



Consortium Survey and Results - Committee Discussion Only


12:12:40 PM  

Dr. Valuck presented on the Consortium's Stakeholder Policy Feedback Survey (Attachment C).  He told the committee that the Consortium received survey responses from 220 individuals and agencies.  He discussed commonly mentioned respondent requests including payment reform, insurance coverage issues, and expanding the focus of the Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee beyond opioids to include stimulants, benzodiazepines, alcohol, and other drugs.  He discussed examples of the comments and ideas provided by survey respondents.  Committee discussion followed.

12:28:33 PM  

Committee discussion with Dr. Valuck continued.  He discussed harm reduction and treatment issues identified in the survey.  He discussed the Consortium specific policy recommendations for prevention, harm reduction, and recovery.