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Behavioral Health-care Services For Children

Concerning behavioral health-care integration services for children, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2022 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Human Services
Bill Summary

The act creates in the university of Colorado the Colorado pediatric psychiatry consultation and access program (CoPPCAP). The purpose of CoPPCAP is to support primary care providers in identifying and treating mild to moderate behavioral health conditions in children in primary care practices or school-based health centers.

The act requires the general assembly to appropriate from the behavioral and mental health cash fund:

  • $4.6 million to CoPPCAP;
  • $5 million to the behavioral health care professional matching grant program to expand access to behavioral health-care services for children and families; and
  • $1.5 million to the school-based health center grant program.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details