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DORA Stakeholder Meeting Assessment & Collection of Special Fees Against Hospitals February 18, 2020

January 21, 2020

The Department of Regulatory Agencies - Insurance will be holding a rulemaking hearing on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020, 2:00 pm on rules regarding 4-2-69. The hearing will be held at: 1560 Broadway, Suite 110 D, Denver CO 80202.

The purpose of this rulemaking is: 

The purpose of this regulation is to establish the process and procedures for the assessment and collection of special fees against hospitals pursuant to § 10-16-1108, C.R.S.

If you believe there will be a significant negative impact on small business, job creation or economic competitiveness, you may request that the Department of Regulatory Agencies require the rulemaking agency to prepare a cost-benefit analysis of a proposed rule or amendment. This request must be made to the Department of Regulatory Agencies by Thursday, January 30th, 2020.

You may also submit comments directly to the rulemaking agency for the agency's consideration during the upcoming rulemaking hearing.

We hope this information is helpful to you. Thank you for taking the time to participate in the rulemaking process.

Brian Tobias
Director
Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform

 

2020 Nurses Day at the Capitol - Feb. 18, 2020

Posted: Dec. 9, 2019

Scottish Rite Temple
1370 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203

Colorado Nurses Day at the Capitol will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. The day will begin at the Scottish Rite Temple with breakfast and a welcome. The remaining part of the day will be at the Capitol. Here is the tentative schedule:

7:30 am: Breakfast at Scottish Rite Masonic Center
8 am - 9 am: Welcome
9am - 11 am: House and Senate Floor Visits
Lunch on Own
1:30 pm - 5 pm: Committee Meetings
5 pm: Legislative Dinner/Reception at the Scottish Rite Center (separate registration required)

Cost:
Members and pre-licensure students are FREE
Non-members pay $10

Registration is required.

RSVP/Register Here

 

 

Register Today for the 20th Annual Legislative Dinner - Feb. 18, 2020

Posted: Dec. 9, 2019

Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 for an evening designed to spark conversation and relationships between nurses and legislators. This event allows us to meet and collaborate with our Legislators as well as learn of the current Legislative Bills being considered. We also make  time for a coordinated voice of Nursing and the people of Colorado especially regarding the 2020 Sunset Legislation for the Nurse Practice Act. 

Register Now

This event is sponsored by District 16, Special Interest Groups 30 & 31 and the Colorado Emergency Nurses Association.

Agenda

  • 5:00 PM Check-in and Wine Reception

  • 5:25 PM Welcome and Introductions

  • 5:30 PM Dinner and Open Discussion

  • 6:30 PM Program 2019 Health Care

  • 7:45 PM Closing

Registration Costs

  • $40 Members-- be sure to log in to receive member pricing!
  • $50 Non‐members, walk‐ins day of event
  • $10 Nursing Students
  • Donations appreciated for nursing student attendees

** Deadline for registration will be Friday, February 14th, 2020**

Register Now

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please reach out to [email protected] for more information. 

 

DORA Stakeholder Meeting E-Prescribing Rule-Making January 24, 2020

January 15, 2020

Stakeholder Meeting - January 24, 2020

The Colorado Podiatry Board, the State Board of Optometry, the Colorado Dental Board, the Colorado Medical Board, and the Board of Nursing will hold a Stakeholder Meeting to receive input regarding the implementation of Colorado Senate Bill 19-079 (SB19-079) as it relates to the requirement that physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, dentists, advanced practice nurses with prescriptive authority, and optometrists prescribe controlled substances electronically on or after July 1, 2021 unless a statutory exception applies. Dentists must prescribe controlled substances electronically on or after July 1, 2023 unless a statutory exception applies.   

Draft Rules

  • A copy of the draft rules and SB19-079 are available for download

Meeting Information

  • Friday, January 24, 2020, at 1:30 P.M.

Ways to Participate

  • In Person: Civic Center Plaza, 1560 Broadway, Room 110D (1st Floor), Denver, CO 80202
  • By Webinar: Register Here
  • Submit Comments: Oral comments will be taken from participants who are present in-person or participating via webinar. If you cannot make the meeting in-person or wish to make written comments rather than speaking, you may email your written comments to: [email protected] by Tuesday, January 21, 2020, to be included in the dialogue of this Stakeholder Meeting. However, public comments are encouraged and will be accepted until the Permanent Rulemaking Hearings.  

Meeting Format

Stakeholder input will be limited to discussions on the implementation of SB19-079. The Boards need your help to identify how these changes might affect consumer outcomes, positive or negative, and to assess “how” and “what” changes should be considered to implement the new legislation. Written and oral comments will be available for the Board to consider as part of the formal rulemaking process. If you have any questions or concerns about stakeholder input, please send them to [email protected].  

 

Registration Open: Creating Transgender Affirming Health Care Systems

January 6, 2020

SIGN UP TODAY FOR THIS FREE ECHO SERIES

CREATING TRANSGENDER AFFIRMING HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS 

AUDIENCE:
Individuals working in administration, human resources, quality improvement, diversity and inclusion, IT/program management and directors of service who can start the process of system changes in their health care setting

COMMITMENT:
Six weekly ECHO sessions held virtually
Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 PM MST
February 4 - March 10
(Registration closes January 28)

ECHO SESSION 1

INTRODUCTION TO AFFIRMING CARE
FEBRUARY 4
 
 

ECHO SESSION 2

SMALL CHANGES, BIG IMPACTS - 
POLICIES & BILLING
FEBRUARY 11
 

ECHO SESSION 3

SMALL CHANGES, BIG IMPACTS - 
FORMS AND EMRS
FEBRUARY 18
 

ECHO SESSION 4

EXECUTIVE BUY-IN
FEBRUARY 25
 
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