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C5BCEB8B1219B4988725852000623A54 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1232

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 3, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1232 - Referred to House Appropriations


10:52:59 AM  

Representative Liston and Representative Michaelson Jenet, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 20-1232 to the committee.  The bill requires Medicaid to pay for routine costs associated with participation in an approved clinical trial for a Medicaid client.  Routine costs are defined to mean medically necessary services included under Medicaid regardless of participation in a clinical trial.    

10:55:23 AM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

10:55:44 AM  

Dr. Sara Froelich, Chronic Care Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.  R. J. Ours, American Cancer Society - Cancer Action Network, testified in support of the bill.  Bob Falkenberg, Be The Match, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

11:08:51 AM  

Rachael Minore, Alzheimer's Association, testified in support of the bill.  Lila Cummings, Colorado Hospital Association, testified in support of the bill.

11:12:45 AM  

Lisa Switzer, Western States Cancer Research - National Community Oncology Research Program, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Alan Miller, Rocky Mountain Oncology Society, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

11:28:13 AM  

The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.

11:30:00 AM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



11:32:25 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1232 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Baisley
Seconded Champion
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Champion Yes
Jackson Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Excused
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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