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32B3ACA76C99AEB0872583EB00813904 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-238

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 29, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-238 - Referred to House Appropriations


05:31:30 PM  

Representative Kennedy and Representative Duran, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-238 to the committee.  The bill makes changes to reimbursement rates and creates other requirements for home care service agencies (agencies) and employees, with an exception for services provided under the Consumer-Directed Attendant Support Services model or the Pediatric Personal Care Benefit. The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.

05:40:06 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill. Jeanette Hensley, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in a neutral position on the bill.  Don Knox, Home Care Association of Colorado, testified in a neutral position on the bill.  Lorin Chevalier, People Care Health Services, testified in a neutral position on the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

05:55:49 PM  

Loree Lattik, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Brenda Lozada, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Josh Winkler, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition and ADAPT, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

06:06:26 PM  

Andrea Kuwik, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.  Gloria Stroh, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Chris Stiffler, Colorado Fiscal Institute, testified in support of the bill.  Paul DeLay, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

06:15:27 PM  
Colin Laughlin, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, responded to committee questions.
06:21:39 PM  

Representatives Duran and Kennedy gave closing remarks on the bill. 



06:23:27 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-238 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Titone
Seconded Mullica
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Will No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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