SB 5380 - DIGEST

Declares that opioid use disorder is a public health crisis.

Requires state agencies to: (1) Increase access to evidence-based opioid use disorder treatment services;

(2) Promote coordination of services within the substance use disorder treatment and recovery support system;

(3) Strengthen partnerships between opioid use disorder treatment providers and their allied community partners;

(4) Expand the use of the state prescription drug monitoring program; and

(5) Support comprehensive school and community-based substance use prevention services.

Requires agencies that administer state purchased health care programs to: (1) Coordinate activities to implement this act and the state interagency opioid working plan;

(2) Explore opportunities to address the opioid epidemic; and

(3) Provide status updates as directed by the joint legislative executive committee on health care oversight to promote legislative and executive coordination.