LD 453 LR 1170(01)
Resolve, Regarding Insurance Coverage for Alternative Therapies for Addiction and Recovery
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Gratwick of Penobscot
Committee: Insurance and Financial Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill requires the Bureau of Insurance to convene a stakeholders group to identify the best practices for evidence-based alternative therapy for the treatment of opioid and heroin addiction. The bureau has indicated it has no expertise in this area and would most likely hire a qualified consultant. No estimate of the cost involved is made at this time.