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95B95CF65D4B13B28725899F000B9358 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB23-298

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 27, 2023      
Location SCR 357



SB23-298 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

08:07:01 PM  
Senators Gardner and Roberts opened on Senate Bill 23-298 regarding allowing public hospital collaboration agreements. The bill sponsors answered questions from the committee.
08:12:30 PM  
Mark Waller, representing
the Eastern Plains Healthcare Consortium, testified in support of the bill.




Executive Director
Kim Bimestefer, representing the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy
and Financing, testified to amend the bill.




Jefferey Riester,
representing the Department of law, testified to amend the bill.




Special Financing
Division Director Nancy Dolson, representing the Colorado Department of
Health Care Policy and Financing, was available to answer committee questions.

08:19:25 PM  
Kelly Erb, representing
the Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill.




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




Members of the
committee asked follow up questions.

08:26:56 PM  
The bill sponsors
presented amendments L.001 (Attachment C), L.003 (Attachment D), L.004
(Attachment E), and L.005 (Attachment F).



08:26:57 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:28:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:29:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


08:30:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F).
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:30:06 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on Senate Bill 23-298.


08:32:02 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-298, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Excused
Smallwood Yes
Will Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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