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h_hie_2017a_2017-04-27t13:34:48z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/27/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1351



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F) to House Bill

Refer House Bill 17-1351, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







02:55 PM -- HB 17-1351



Representative Pettersen presented House Bill 17-1351 to the committee, along with amendment L.001 (Attachment F). The bill requires the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), in collaboration with the Department of Human Services (DHS), to prepare a written report for various committees in the General Assembly concerning the feasibility of providing residential and inpatient substance use disorder treatment as a part of the Medicaid program. This report will include information related to the treatment of substance abuse disorders and the costs associated with providing treatment through Medicaid. Additionally, the report will issue recommendations concerning a time frame for implementing substance use disorder treatment as a benefit under Medicaid, effective use of state and federal funding, and changes to state law necessary to implement this treatment as a part of Medicaid. The report is due no later than November 1, 2017.



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03:09 PM --
Zack Lynkiewicz, representing HCPF, answered committee questions.



03:14 PM --
Lenya Robinson, representing HCPF, answered committee questions.



03:35 PM --
Daniel Darting, representing Signal Behavioral Health, testified in support of the bill.



03:38 PM --
Tonya Wheeler, representing Colorado Providers' Association and Advocates for Recovery Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:44 PM --
Chris Johnson, representing the County Sheriffs of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:54 PM --
Cheri Urda Wissel, representing Advocates for Recovery Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:01 PM --
Lisa Raville, representing the Harm Reduction Action Center, testified in support of the bill.



04:03 PM --
Brad Sjostrom, representing Colorado Providers' Association, testified in support of the bill.



04:06 PM --
Dr. Aleah Hordtman, representing Arapahoe House, testified in support of the bill.



04:16 PM --
Joshua Ewing, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.



04:22 PM --
Dr. Robert Valuck, representing Colorado Consortium for Prescription Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1351
TIME: 04:26:19 PM
MOVED: Buckner
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment F) to House Bill 17-1351. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Esgar
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:27 PM



Representative Pettersen wrapped up her presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB17-1351
TIME: 04:27:32 PM
MOVED: Esgar
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1351, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 6-5.
SECONDED: Jackson
VOTE
Beckman
No
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
No
Humphrey
No
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
No
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
No
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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