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h_hie_2017a_2017-04-20t13:32:58z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/20/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB17-091



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 17-091 to the Committee on Appro PASS







03:02 PM -- SB 17-091



Representative Ginal presented Senate Bill 17-091 to the committee. The bill removes the requirement that home health services under Medicaid be provided in a client's place of residence.





03:09 PM --
Gretchen Hammer, representing the Department of Health Care Policy and Finance (HCPF), testified in support of the bill.



03:19 PM --
David Bolin, representing AOI Homecare, testified in support of the bill.



03:25 PM --
Jennie Harrington, representing the Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:28 PM



Gretchen Hammer returned to answer committee questions.



03:30 PM -- Julie Reiskin, representing Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



03:32 PM --
Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.



03:34 PM --
Joan LaBelle, representing Association of Colorado Centers for Independent Living, testified in support of the bill.



03:35 PM --
Janice McIntosh, representing the Center for People with Disabilities, testified in support of the bill.



03:38 PM --
Betsy Murray, representing Home Care Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.





03:40 PM



Representative Ginal wrapped up her presentation to the committee.

BILL: SB17-091
TIME: 03:43:46 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-091 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2, with two excused.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
No
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
Excused
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
No
Esgar
Excused
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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