Legislative Wrap-Up II

 

I think it's fair to say this was the year for mental health legislation. I was proud to run and pass 4 very important bills.

HB19-1160 Mental Health Facility Pilot Program

The bill will create a new three-year mental health facility pilot program to provide residential care, treatment, and services to persons with either a mental or physical health diagnosis. My bill will create a new license that will address the gap that exists between the current assisted living and skilled nursing licensure. This license will address the following:

The ratio of diagnosed mental health patients to othe...



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