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16656FA43FA4993487258832007A1C8E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1290

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 28, 2022      
Location Old Supreme Court



HB22-1290 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


04:13:55 PM  
Senator Zenzinger and Senator Coram, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1290, which prohibits the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing from requiring prior authorization for any repair of complex rehabilitation technology, and increases the rural reimbursement rate for complex rehabilitation technology repairs.
04:19:39 PM  
Alex Weichselbaum,
representing the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing,
testified in support of the bill.

04:22:39 PM  
Ms. Jeanette Hensley, representing Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

Ms Robin Bolduc, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Jeremy-J Chatelain, representing the Independence Center, testified in support of the bill.

Kenneth Maestas, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.

Committee members made comments to the panel.

04:35:38 PM  
Susan Kennedy, representing
the Colorado Association for Medical Equipment Suppliers, testified in
support of the bill.



Ted Malkowski, representing NuMotion, testified in support of the bill.



Jim Vacik, representing self, testified in support of the bill.





Additional written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment
E).


04:43:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1290 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Moreno Excused
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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