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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2018-00553


CCR details

Tracking Number 2018-00553
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1015 Prevention Services Division (1009, 1015, 1016 Series)
CCR Number 6 CCR 1015-6
CCR Title STATE-DESIGNATED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREA DESIGNATION

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 10/11/2018
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2018-00553.pdf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2018-00553.pdf
Statutory Authority Section 25-1.5-404, C.R.S. and Section 25-1.5-501 et seq, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues SB 18-024 directs the Board of Health to promulgate rules to assist communities with underserved health care or behavioral health care needs by establishing the state-specific methodologies for designating areas experiencing a shortage of health care professionals or behavioral health care providers. The state-designated health professional shortage area methodology is then used by the Department, with the assistance of the Health Service Corps Advisory Council, to provide loan repayment or scholarships in exchange for services by qualifying professionals in the state-designated shortage areas. This rule is necessary for the preservation of public health, safety, or welfare and compliance with the requirements of this section would be contrary to the public interest. In addition, the rule is imperatively necessary for the department to execute the loan repayment and scholarship requirements as directed in state law, Section 25-1.5-503, C.R.S. and Section 25-1.5-503.5, C.R.S.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The rulemaking updates and makes permanent, emergency rules related to a state-designated health professional shortage areas for behavioral health services. Emergency rules for 6 CCR 1015-6, State-Designated Health Professional Shortage Area Methodology were adopted by the Board of Health on August 15, 2018.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2018-00553.doc
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2018-00553.doc
Comments Along with the redline, a table amendment to correct typographic errors and clarify rule language was adopted. Table Amendment changes to the Statement of Basis and Purpose include: STRIKE “fallowing” and INSERT “following”; INSERT “than” between “less” and “ideal.”; and INSERT a “.” after “seq” in “et seq”. In the Regulatory Analysis, STRIKE “directedly” and INSERT “directly” (second use of directly in the document). In the rule text, at Section 1.3(7) after “administered” INSERT “by” and in Section 1.4 after “Colorado” INSERT “using a variable two-step floating catchment area method.”
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number SB 18-024
Hearing Date 12/19/2018
Hearing Time 10:00 AM
Hearing Location 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80246
Contact Name Stephen Holloway
Contact Title Health Equity & Access Branch Director
Contact Telephone 303-692-2582
Contact email steve.holloway@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules12018-00553.doc
Redline Redline2018-00553.pdf
Adopting agency Board of Health
Adopted Date 12/19/2018
AGO requested date 12/21/2018
Attorney General Opinion 12/27/2018
Colorado Register publication date 01/25/2019
Effective Date 02/14/2019
Inserted into CCR 02/01/2019