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BA4E4C0CB299F88F8725882A006B8019 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 20, 2022      
Location SCR 357

HB22-1268 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

01:34:15 PM  
Senator Ginal and Senator Simpson, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1268, which requires the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to submit a report to the legislature regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates for community mental health centers and independent mental health and substance use treatment providers, by August 15, 2022. HCPF must contract with an independent auditor to prepare the report and make recommendations.
01:37:47 PM  
Mr. Steven Haden,
representing Envision:You, testified in support of the bill.

Melissa Eddleman, representing HCPF, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members asked questions of the panel.

01:43:34 PM  
Mr. Andrew Rose, representing the Colorado Medicaid Behavioral Health Provider Network, testified in support of the bill.

Mrs. Sybil Cummin, representing Arvada Therapy Solutions, PLLC, testified in support of the bill.

01:49:36 PM  
Lauren Snyder, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Additional written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment A).

01:53:48 PM  
Committee members provided closing remarks.

01:57:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1268 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Buckner Excused
Holbert Yes
Jaquez Lewis Excused
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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