The hearing was called back to order.
Elizabeth Owens, Director of Policy and Communications, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, provided an update on SB21-137, referenced earilier in the hearing. She discussed funding, implemention, and distribution. Committee members asked questions about vouchers.
Ms. Owens' presentation can be found at this link: https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/2017/senate_bill_21-137_implementation_covid_impacts_vision_-_obh_bhttf_presentation_sept_17_2021.pdf
Robert Werthwein, Task Force member and Director, Office of Behavioral Health in DHS, discussed care coordination and answered questions about technology.