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2DAC3E8F4051293D872583E6007DE44E Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1320

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 24, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1320 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

04:55:05 PM  
Representative Kennedy and Representative
Lontine, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1320 to the committee.
 The bill establishes Hospital Community Accountability Boards in
each of the seven regions of Colorado, as defined by the Department of
Health Care Policy and Financing's (HCPF's) regional accountable entity
model.  Each nonprofit hospital must report to HCPF and its regional
accountability board concerning its community health needs assessment,
community benefit implementation plan, and community benefit activities
in the preceding year.  The bill sponsors responded to committee questions.
   
05:47:27 PM  

Myron Unruh, Beacon Health Options, testified in support of the bill.  Bethany Pray, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.  Debra Judy, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.  A.W. Schnellbacher, AARP - Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

06:00:55 PM  

Jill Hunsaker Ryan, Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.  Kim Bimestefer, HCPF, testified in support of the bill.  Jeanette Hensley, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.



06:31:27 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment G) to L.004 (Attachment F).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Soper
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Lontine
Caraveo
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:32:21 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment H) to L.004 (Attachment F).
Moved Lontine
Seconded Mullica
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Lontine
Caraveo
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:32:49 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment F), as amended.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Buckner
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Lontine
Caraveo
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
06:32:50 PM  

Representatives Lontine and Kennedy gave closing remarks on the bill.  Committee members commented on the bill.



06:34:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1320, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Mullica
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Lontine Yes
Caraveo Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS