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i_opioidsubstance_2017a_2017-10-23t09:32:09z6 Hearing Summary

Date: 10/23/2017

Location: RM 271


BILL SUMMARY for Bill 5 - Medicaid Inpatient/Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment


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05:23 PM -- Bill Discussion - Bill 5

Representative Pettersen explained Bill 5 (Attachment X). The bill adds residential and inpatient substance use disorder services to the Colorado medical assistance program. The benefit will not be effective until HCPF seeks and receives any federal authorization necessary to secure federal financial participation in the program.


Representative Pettersen described potential changes to the bill draft.

05:26 PM -- Gina Shimeall, representing herself, testified in a neutral capacity.

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