Substance Use Disorder Stakeholder Newsletter 
April 9, 2020
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This newsletter provides updates from the  Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (the Department) on implementation of House Bill (HB) 18-1136 and  is distributed periodically during the benefit development process .   

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April 2020 SUD Update
After careful consideration, the Department has delayed the implementation date for the SUD benefit changes to January 2021. Please read the letter from our Executive Director , Kim  Bimestefer, for a discussion of the decision. For more updates on the benefit implementation, please visit the Department's SUD webpage,  Ensuring a Full Continuum of SUD Benefits.