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CAF92161D845CCEA872584550065A675 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For UPDATE ON TREATMENT PROVIDER WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

INTERIM COMMITTEE  OPIOID AND OTHER SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
Date Aug 13, 2019      
Location Old State Library



Update on Treatment Provider Workforce Development - Committee Discussion Only


12:30:20 PM  

Steve Holloway, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) presented on the state's efforts to develop additional workforce of treatment providers and distributed a handout (Attachment E).  He explained how CDPHE estimated the demand for care across the state and the treatment reply.  He discussed the areas of the state with a shortage of health professionals and the expansion of the Colorado Health Service Corps Program.

12:44:28 PM  

Brad Sjostrom, COPA, commented on CDPHE's efforts to expand the health provider workforce.  Mr. Holloway responded to questions.

12:50:29 PM  

Senator Pettersen recessed the meeting.






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