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1077CF144381B5E5872583EB0077F9C1 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 29, 2019      
Location HCR 0107

SB19-195 - Referred to House Appropriations

03:50:30 PM  

Representative Landgraf and Representative Froelich, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-195 to the committee.  The bill requires the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) to work collaboratively to provide Medicaid-covered wraparound services for children and youth at risk of out-of-home placement or who are currently in out-of-home placement.  DHS is also required to create three new tools to assess, screen, and provide a single referral and entry point for children with mental or behavioral health issues.  The Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) must provide free training for providers on these tools.

03:55:48 PM  
Representative Lontine proceeded with witness
testimony on the bill.  Ellen Stern, Children's Hospital Colorado,
testified in support of the bill.  Jim Wiegand, representing himself,
testified in support of the bill.  Meighen Lovelace, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.  Moe Keller, Mental Health
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Evie Hudak, Colorado
PTA, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded
to committee questions.  
04:25:43 PM  
Representatives Landgraf and Froelich gave
closing remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.

04:34:04 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-195 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Soper
Seconded Jackson
Baisley Yes
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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