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FA05888BD25CCF6687258837007DF06C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-200

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 3, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



SB22-200 - Referred to House Appropriations


04:55:37 PM  
Representative Soper
and Representative McCluskie, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate
Bill 22-200, concerning a grant program to improve access to health care
in rural communities. The bill creates the Rural Provider Access and Affordability
Stimulus Grant Program in the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
It also creates an advisory committee and a cash fund for the program.
     
05:03:43 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
05:06:25 PM  
Kelly Erb, representing
the Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.


Christina Johnson,
representing the Colorado Center for Aging, testified in support of the
bill.


Bridget Garcia,
representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of
the bill.


Nancy Dolson,
representing the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified
in support of the bill.  


Kevin Stansbury,
representing Lincoln Health Community Hospital, testified in support of
the bill.
05:20:28 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
05:20:45 PM  
Representative McCluskie made concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.


05:24:47 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-200 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pelton
Seconded Holtorf
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Hanks Excused
Holtorf Yes
Jodeh Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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