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H_PBH_2021A 03/26/2021 12:34:56 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date 03/26/2021
Attendance
Bradfield X
Cutter *
Gonzales-Gutierrez *
Holtorf *
Jodeh X
Larson X
Ortiz X
Pelton X
Ricks X
Woog *
Young X
Sirota X
Michaelson Jenet X
Time 12:34:56 PM to 01:11:38 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Michaelson Jenet
This Report was prepared by Alexa Kelly
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1187 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB21-1187 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:35:03 PM  

Representative Young, bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1187. The bill requires the Medical Services Board in the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to adopt rules providing for the establishment of a redesigned case management system. The new system must consist of agencies that provide case management services on a fee-for-service basis or through Colorado’s Medicaid program. In developing the system, the bill sets the following deadlines for HCPF to:

  • develop a timeline for implementation by December 31, 2021;
  • issue competitive solicitations to select case management agencies by December 31, 2022;
  • adopt rules by July 1, 2024; and
  • develop a process to designate local or regional organizations as Community Centered Boards by July 1, 2024. Contracts with community centered boards are exempt from the Colorado Procurement Code.
12:39:37 PM  
Representative Pelton, bill sponsor, gave opening remarks on the bill.
12:40:01 PM  
Mr. Christiano Sosa, Executive Director, representing The Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
12:42:32 PM  
Mr. Matt VanAuken, representing Developmental Pathways, testified in support of the bill.
12:46:13 PM  
Ms. Shari Repinski, representing Rocky Mountain Human Services, testified in support of the bill.
12:47:59 PM  
Ms. Donna Rohde, representing Otero County Department of Human Services, testified to amend the bill.
12:51:26 PM  
Bonne Silva and Amanda Lofgren, from Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing responded to questions from the committee.
12:55:04 PM  
Bonnie Silva, representing
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), testified
in support of the bill. Amanda Lofgren, representing HCPF, was present
to respond to questions from the committee. The witnesses responded to
questions.
12:56:48 PM  
Submitted written testimony can be found in Attachment A.
01:05:54 PM  
Representative Pelton introduced and spoke on amendment L.001 (Attachment B).


01:06:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B)
Moved Pelton
Seconded Young
Bradfield
Cutter Excused
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Holtorf Excused
Jodeh
Larson
Ortiz
Pelton
Ricks
Woog Excused
Young
Sirota
Michaelson Jenet
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 4   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
01:06:55 PM  
Representative Young and Representative Pelton gave final remarks on the bill.
01:09:23 PM  
Committee members made comments on the bill.


01:11:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1187, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pelton
Seconded Young
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Larson Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Woog Yes
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


01:11:38 PM   The committee adjourned.






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