On April 4, 2012, Rep. Jon Becker and Sen. Kent Lambert introduced HB 12-1340 – Concerning a Reduction in the General Fund Portion of the Per Diem Rates Paid to Nursing Facilities, and, In Connection Therewith, Reducing an Appropriation. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
Joint Budget Committee Budget Package Bill.
The bill reduces the general fund portion of the per diem rate paid to nursing facilities commencing in the 2012-13 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter. The bill passed out of the House on April 12 and is assigned to the Appropriations Committee; the bill is listed on the Appropriations calendar for Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 a.m.
Since this summary, the bill passed a Special Order Second Reading with amendments.
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