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0B07CEAABE0F541487258B0E007F0FA1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB24-168

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 29, 2024      
Location Old State Library



SB24-168 - Referred to House Appropriations


05:07:52 PM  
The primary bill
sponsors, Representatives McCluskie and Martinez, introduced Senate Bill
24-168 to the House Health and Human Services Committee. The bill requires
the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to provide reimbursement
and grants to outpatient health care facilities that use expanded telehealth
remote patient monitoring services for certain patients and geographic
locations. HCPF must also provide coverage for continuous glucose monitors
under Medicaid.
05:15:01 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
05:18:48 PM  
Ms. Erin Meschke,
representing themself, testified in opposition to the bill.




Ms. Christine
Fallabel, representing The American Diabetes Association, testified in
support of the bill.




Tamara Laws, representing
Melissa Memorial Hospital, testified in support of the bill.




Rebecca Daniels,
representing San Luis Valley Health, testified in support of the bill.




Kelly Erb, representing
Colorado Rural Health Center, was available to answer committee questions.




Adela Flores-Brennan,
representing Colorado Health Care Policy and Financing Department, was
available to answer committee questions.




A set of printed
handouts were provided to members of the committee (Attachment C).
05:27:30 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions from the committee.
05:32:22 PM  
The primary bill
sponsors, Representatives McCluskie and Martinez, provided closing comments
on Senate Bill 24-168.


05:38:52 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 24-168 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Young
Seconded Lieder
Bradfield Yes
Bradley No
Brown Yes
English Yes
Hamrick Yes
Hernandez Yes
Holtorf Yes
Lieder Yes
Luck No
McCormick Excused
Ortiz Yes
Young Yes
Daugherty Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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