Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established. (HB1507)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; opioid addiction treatment pilot. Establishes the Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council (Council) as an advisory council in the executive branch. The bill requires the Council to advise and make recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the agencies within his secretariat on health care reforms designed to increase access to and improve outcomes of treatment and recovery services for opioid addiction and opioid-related disorders through the use of a patient-centered medical home system. The bill also requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, in partnership with community services boards, a hospital licensed in the Commonwealth, and telemedicine networks, to establish a two-year pilot program in Planning District 12 designed to provide comprehensive treatment and recovery services to uninsured or underinsured individuals suffering from opioid addiction or opioid-related disorders. The bill requires the Department and its partners to collaborate with the Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council to develop the pilot program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104819D
01/18/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1507)
01/22/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/02/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Committee substitute printed 18106643D-H1
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2018Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1507H1)
02/09/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations