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h_phc_2016a_2016-04-08t10:55:55z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/08/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1380



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1380 to the Committee on Appro PASS







10:58 AM -- HB 16-1380



Representative Young, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1380 to the committee. The bill adds in-home support services as an allowable service for persons receiving Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS) through the Brain Injury waiver program and the Community Mental Health Supports (CMHS) waiver program, subject to federal authorization. A handout was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).



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11:00 AM



Representative Young responded to questions from the committee.



11:08 AM




Bill Zepernick, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions regarding the bill's fiscal note.



11:10 AM --
Kevin Smith, Accent on Independence, testified in support of the bill.



11:15 AM --
Candie Dalton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Dalton responded to questions from the committee.



11:22 AM --
David Bolin, Colorado Long Term Service Assistance Providers, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Bolin responded to questions from the committee.



11:32 AM



Representative Young made comments. Mr. Bolin continued to respond to questions from the committee.



11:38 AM --
Betsy Murray, Home Care Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



11:41 AM --
Colin Laughlin, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), responded to questions regarding the bill.



11:45 AM --
Rhyann Lubitz, HCPF, responded to questions regarding the bill.



11:46 AM



Representative Young responded to questions from the committee and gave concluding remarks on the bill.



11:51 AM



Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1380
TIME: 11:54:34 AM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1380 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 10-2, with one excused.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Landgraf
Excused
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 2 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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