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s_fin_2016a_2016-05-03t14:55:54z7 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/03/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1321



SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1321 to the Committee on Appro PASS







04:49 PM -- HB16-1321



Senator Merrified, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1321, which directs the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to seek federal authorization to implement a Medicaid buy-in program for adults who are eligible to receive home-and community-based services under the Supported Living Services (SLS) Medicaid waiver, the Brain Injury (BI) waiver, and the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) waiver pilot program. HCPF must implement the Medicaid program no later than three months after receiving federal approval.



04:52 PM --
Ms. Marijo Rymer, representing The ARC of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



04:53 PM --
Ms. Emma Hudson, representing Alliance, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Hudson addressed a question from the committee.





04:56 PM



Senator Merrifield made some closing remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1321
TIME: 04:57:03 PM
MOVED: Johnston
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1321 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 3-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Holbert
No
Johnston
Yes
Kerr
Yes
Hill
Yes
Neville T.
No
Final YES: 3 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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