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Bill Detail: SB21-158

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Title Increase Medical Providers For Senior Citizens
Status Governor Signed (07/06/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Higher Education
House Sponsors M. Duran (D)
B. Titone (D)
Senate Sponsors B. Pettersen (D)
J. Danielson (D)
House Committee Public and Behavioral Health & Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 03/01/2021

The bill modifies the Colorado health service corps program
administered by the primary care office (office) in the department of

public health and environment, which program includes a loan repayment
program, as follows:
  • Allows geriatric advanced practice providers, which
include advanced practice registered nurses and physician
assistants with geriatric training or experience, to
participate in the loan repayment program on the condition
of committing to provide geriatric care to older adults in
health professional shortage areas for a specified period;
  • Requires the general assembly to annually and continuously
appropriate money from the general fund to the office for
the 2021-22 through the 2025-26 fiscal years to help repay
loans for geriatric advanced practice providers.

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