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i_opioidsubstance_2017a_2017-10-31t13:14:09z5 Hearing Summary

Date: 10/31/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for Bill 5 - Medicaid Inpatient/Residential SUD Treatment



OPIOID AND OTHER SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment 1 (Attachment DD). The motion pass

Refer Bill 5, Medicaid Inpatient/Residential Subst
Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:06 PM --
Bill 5 - Medicaid Inpatient/Residential SUD Treatment



Brita Darling, OLLS, presented Bill 5 (Attachment J) and amendment 1 (Attachment DD). The bill adds inpatient and residential substance use disorder treatment as a benefit under the Colorado Medicaid Program, conditional upon federal approval. The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) must seek necessary federal approval by October 1, 2018.



17Opioid1031AttachDD.pdf17Opioid1031AttachDD.pdf



03:11 PM -- Dr. Don Stader, Colorado Medical Society, testified in support of the bill.



03:12 PM --
Tonya Wheeler, Advocates for Recovery in Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:14 PM --
Jennifer Miles, COPA, testified in support of the bill. She discussed Senate Bill 16- 202 and how the provisions in Bill 5 may affect the implementation of SB 16-202. Committee comments followed.



03:18 PM --
Frank Cornelia, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, commented on the bill.



03:24 PM --
Dr. Aleah Horstman, Arapahoe House, testified in support of the bill.



03:26 PM --
Dr. Robert Valuck, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: Bill 5 - Medicaid Inpatient/Residential SUD Treatment
TIME: 03:27:31 PM
MOVED: Pettersen
MOTION: Adopt amendment 1 (Attachment DD). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Kennedy
VOTE
Buck
Jahn
Kennedy
Moreno
Navarro
Priola
Singer
Tate
Lambert
Pettersen
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: Bill 5 - Medicaid Inpatient/Residential SUD Treatment
TIME: 03:28:37 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Refer Bill 5, Medicaid Inpatient/Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment, to the Legislative Council (Attachment J). The motion passed on a vote of 10-0.
SECONDED: Buck
VOTE
Buck
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Priola
Yes
Singer
Yes
Tate
Yes
Lambert
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:29 PM



Representative Pettersen assigned the following co-prime sponsors to the bill: Representatives Pettersen and Navarro, and Senators Priola and Jahn. She announced that the bill will be introduced in the House of Representatives first, and all other committee members will be listed as co-sponsors. There was no objection to including a safety clause on the bill. There was no objection to giving the Office of Legislative Legal Services permission to make technical changes to the bill, if necessary.