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49B2618C6B731E2F872586A8006B5B63 Hearing Summary


Date Mar 30, 2021      
Location HCR 0112

HB21-1166 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:32:39 PM  
Representative Young,
bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1166. This bill requires the Department of
Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to obtain a vendor to provide statewide
training on a comprehensive care coordination and treatment model that
is available through teleconferencing to professionals who work with individuals
with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral
health needs.  HCPF must obtain a vendor by August 1, 2021.  By
November 1, 2021, case management agencies, mental health centers, and
other approved service agencies must nominate one provider to be trained
in the comprehensive care coordination model.  Up to 20 providers
may be selected for training and an additional 10 providers from underserved
areas must be selected by HCPF with coordination from case management agencies.
 All participating providers must complete the training by May 1,
2022, and HCPF must reimburse participating providers for the time spent
in training.

01:36:33 PM  
Representative Will, bill sponsor, gave opening remarks on the bill.
01:40:55 PM  
Dr. Cordelia Robinson Rosenberg, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
01:43:52 PM  
Moe Keller, representing Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:48:15 PM  

Libby Malone, representing Colorado Society of School Psycholgist, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:44 PM  
Mrs. Reni Moreno, representing Foothills Gateway, Inc., testified in support of the bill.
01:54:39 PM  
Mr. Christiano Sosa, representing The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:57:28 PM  

Ms. Louisa Wren, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Carol Meredith, representing The Arc Arapahoe & Douglas Counties/ IDD Advocacy Organization, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Valerie Schlecht, representing Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.


02:04:01 PM  

Representative Young introduced amendment L.001 (Attachment A) and spoke on the amendment.

02:06:53 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Young
Seconded Pelton
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Jodeh Excused
Ricks Excused
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:07:31 PM  
Representatives Young and Will gave final comments on the bill.

02:09:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1166, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Young
Seconded Duran
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Larson Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Excused
Woog Yes
Young Yes
Duran Yes
Sirota Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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