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98CD2DE6F2D8E7728725898600715809 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 3, 2023      
Location HCR 0112

HB23-1228 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:38:08 PM  
Speaker McCluskie and Representative Willford, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 23-1228. The bill makes several changes to the Medicaid nursing facility core per diem reimbursement rates and the Medicaid nursing facility supplemental payments. It also requires an independent accountant to annually audit facilities’ financial statements. It repeals the requirement that the Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing (HCPF) exempt certain facilities from the provider fee effective July 1, 2026.
02:43:24 PM  
Director Bonnie Silva, representing HCPF, testified in support of the bill.
02:47:01 PM  
Mr. Doug Farmer, representing the Colorado Health Care Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:27 PM  
Deborah Lively, representing LeadingAge Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
02:52:40 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

03:01:42 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1228 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Joseph
Seconded Marshall
deGruy Kennedy Yes
Daugherty Yes
Frizell Yes
Kipp Yes
Lindstedt Yes
Marshall Yes
Taggart Yes
Weinberg Yes
Winter T. Yes
Joseph Yes
Snyder Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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