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Temporary Suspension Of Medicaid Requirements

Concerning the temporary suspension of certain statutory requirements for medical assistance programs.
2023 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

As a condition of receiving federal money under the federal "Families First Coronavirus Response Act", the state was required to maintain the enrollment of nearly all individuals receiving medicaid until April 1, 2023, at which point the state was given 14 months to return to normal eligibility and enrollment operations. Additionally, due to the declared public health emergency in Colorado in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and to effectuate the federal continuous enrollment requirement, the governor suspended certain statutory requirements related to enrollment and cost sharing in medical assistance programs. The act suspends these requirements statutorily for the 14 months after April 1, 2023.

The act suspends certain other statutory enrollment and cost-sharing requirements until May 31, 2023,or June 1, 2024, and other statutory enrollment requirements until 12 months past the declaration of the end of the federal public health emergency.

APPROVED by Governor April 27, 2023

EFFECTIVE April 27, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/27/2023 Signed Act PDF
    04/21/2023 Final Act PDF
    04/13/2023 Rerevised PDF
    04/12/2023 Revised PDF
    03/20/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    03/17/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/09/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details