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HB 0514 - Creation of the Georgia Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Commission
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Tracking Level: Support
Sponsor: Kevin Tanner
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
House Committee: Health and Human Services
Senate Committee: Health and Human Services
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

House Bill 514 creates the Georgia Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Commission. The purpose of this commission is to conduct a comprehensive review of the behavioral health system in Georgia. The commission will review the behavioral health services and facilities available in Georgia, the identification of behavioral health issues in children, adolescents, and adults, as well as the role the education system has in the identification and treatment of behavioral health issues. Additionally, the commission will review the impact behavioral health issues have on the criminal justice system, the state's homeless population, delivery of care, access to care, the role of payers in such access, and the impact untreated behavioral illness has on children transitioning into adulthood. The commission will conclude on June 30, 2023.  

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