March 12, 2019

Governor Proposes Medicaid Expansion

The i2i Center is closely tracking legislative areas that will impact behavioral health, I-DD, and progress towards integrated health.  The Governor has unveiled his budget proposal for the biennium of State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2019-2020 and SFY2020-2021.  This signals the formal beginning of the budget process.  It will be up to legislators as to how much of the Governor’s proposals are included in the budget that the General Assembly passes for the upcoming biennium. 

Close the Insurance Gap

Progress on Medicaid Transformation

Increase Long-Term Services and Supports

Address Opioids, Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Illness

Offer Affordable Housing

Increase Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Support for Children and Families

Raise the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction

Focus on Healthier Families

Improve Education and School-Based Mental Health