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Study Health Care Coverage Options

Concerning a study to identify affordable, competitive health care coverage options for Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2018 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires the department of health care policy and financing and the division of insurance in the department of regulatory agencies (departments) to conduct a study and to prepare and submit a report to certain committees of the general assembly concerning the costs, benefits, and feasibility of implementing a medicaid buy-in option, a public-private partnership option, or a community- or regionally based option for health care coverage.

The report must contain a detailed analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of each option and must identify the most feasible option based on objectives and criteria described in the bill.

In conducting the study, the departments shall engage in a stakeholder process that includes public and private health insurance experts, consumers, consumer advocates, providers, and carriers.

The bill includes an appropriation.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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