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12EE63C8BBE8441987258823006B8DCD Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1284

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 13, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1284 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:34:48 PM  
Majority Leader Esgar and Representative Catlin presented House Bill 22-1284 regarding health insurance surprise billing protections.
01:42:16 PM  

Commissioner Michael Conway, representing the Division of Insurance in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in support of the bill.

01:45:03 PM  
Ms. Bethany Pray, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
Danielle DuChateau, representing self, testified in support of the bill.
Mr. Stuart Jenkins, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
Sarah Staron, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
01:56:58 PM  
A graphic was distributed to the committee (Attachment A).
01:58:25 PM  

Mr. Sean Vlasity, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Neal O'Connor, representing the American College of Emergency Physicians - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Ramnik Dhaliwal, representing the American College of Emergency Physicians - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill. Dr. David Friedenson, representing the American College of Emergency Physicians - Colorado Chapter, testified to amend the bill. Members of the panel answered questions from the committee.

02:13:09 PM  

Mrs. Amanda Massey, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified to amend the bill. Karlee Tebbutt, representing America's Health Insurance Plans, testified to amend the bill. Ms. Megan Axelrod, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified to amend the bill. Marc Reece, representing CVS Health, was available to answer committee questions.

02:23:04 PM  
Adam Fox, representing
the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.




Written testimony
was submitted to the committee (Attachment B).


02:28:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Neville
Amabile
Baisley
Catlin
Kennedy
Mullica
Neville
Sirota
Titone
Williams
Ortiz
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:32:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment D) to amend amendment L.003 (Attachment E).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Ortiz
Amabile
Baisley
Catlin
Kennedy
Mullica
Neville
Sirota
Titone
Williams
Ortiz
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:32:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 as amended.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Ortiz
Amabile
Baisley
Catlin
Kennedy
Mullica
Neville
Sirota
Titone
Williams
Ortiz
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:34:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment F).
Moved Ortiz
Seconded Sirota
Amabile
Baisley
Catlin
Kennedy
Mullica
Neville
Sirota
Titone
Williams
Ortiz
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:35:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment G).
Moved Ortiz
Seconded Sirota
Amabile
Baisley
Catlin
Kennedy
Mullica
Neville
Sirota
Titone
Williams
Ortiz
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:37:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment H).
Moved Ortiz
Seconded Sirota
Amabile
Baisley
Catlin
Kennedy
Mullica
Neville
Sirota
Titone
Williams
Ortiz
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:41:35 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1284, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Catlin
Seconded Ortiz
Amabile Yes
Baisley Yes
Catlin Yes
Kennedy Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville Yes
Sirota Yes
Titone Yes
Williams Yes
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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