Vote NO on HB 23-1215

“In Colorado, we have deliberately built a health care system focused more on preventive care to keep people healthy and out of the hospital, because we know that the single best way to improve quality of life and reduce the cost of care is to prevent patients from needing it in the first place.”

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Colorado Hospital CEOs Oppose Facility Fee Prohibitions

During the first legislative hearing, many hospitals were carved out of the bill, in an attempt to protect against the financial harm and limits on access to health care services caused by this proposed policy. Today, CHA released a letter signed by 100 percent of the hospital CEOs whose organizations were carved out. The CEOs agree that ill-conceived policy does not get fixed by carving out hospitals from it.

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CHA Highlights Catastrophic Impacts of Facility Fee Legislation

As introduced, House Bill 23-1215: Limit on Hospital Facility Fees would have catastrophic impacts on Colorado’s health care system. Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) and its member hospitals and health systems are raising the alarm about this legislation and its potential to harm patient access and health care affordability.

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