As the 2019 legislative session approaches, CBH is working with members and partners to identify a legislative agenda. Key areas to watch include fully funding the HOPE Act rate increases, supporting telemedicine efforts to alleviate workforce issues, and further expanding access to services. CBH will mobilize our members to action through three venues:
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In the 2018 legislative session CBH reviewed every bill introduced and monitored those having an impact on community behavioral health providers. CBH testified at over 25 hearings and successfully secured passage of almost all CBH’s identified priorities. CBH’s voice shaped amendments on other legislation, ensuring that the needs of providers are heard on a wide array of topics impacting the community behavioral health system. Access our 2018 legislative report here. For additional resources from past sessions call us at 410.788.1685.