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j_jtc_2018a_2018-01-26t13:12:15z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF EHEALTH INNOVATION

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date Jan 26, 2018      
Location SCR 352



Governor's Office of eHealth Innovation - Committee Discussion Only


02:07:42 PM  

Ms. Mary Ann Leach and Ms. Carrie Paykoc, representing the Governor's Office of eHealth Innovation (OeHI), came to the table to discuss the office's FY 2018-19 IT budget request. OeHI is requesting a combination of state funds and federal funds spending authority for the first phase of a four-phase project to implement nine initiatives related to Colorado s Health IT Roadmap, including health delivery reform, payment reform, improvements to care coordination, cost reductions, and health care value improvements.  They distributed a copy of their presentation [Attachment A] and a copy of Colorado's Health IT roadmap [Attachment B].

 

Attachment B

02:12:54 PM  
Ms. Leach continued by introducing the roadmap and discussing the nine initiatives in the project. She noted that the funding for this project comes from a 90/10 match in federal funds.
02:19:44 PM  

Ms. Paykoc continued by providing a personal example of the how the nine initiatives would benefit Colorado's citizens. In response to committee questions, Ms. Leach discussed how the office conducts cost-benefit analysis and that each project benchmark will include a value benefit statistic. In response to a committee question, Ms. Leach discussed the two state health information exchanges.