LD 1662 LR 1646(02)
An Act To Save Lives by Establishing the Low Barrier Opioid Treatment Response Program
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $460,000 $460,000 $0
General Fund $0 $460,000 $460,000 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a General Fund appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services of $460,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 for a 24-month pilot project to provide low barrier, rapid access treatment for opioid use disorders and other substance use disorders to be delivered by 8 federally qualified health centers in Maine under the department's direction and in collaboration with other health care providers. The same amount of funding will be needed in fiscal year 2021-22.