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D441C6CBBA8C5715872586940070E3AB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1020

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 10, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



HB21-1020 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:33:06 PM  

Representative McCormick, bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1020.  For health insurance plans that provide coverage for cancer treatment, the bill prohibits insurance carriers from applying a higher standard of evidence to the coverage of proton beam therapy than is applied to other radiation therapy treatments.  She distributed a handout to the committee members (Attachment A). 

01:37:31 PM  
Representative Soper, bill sponsor, continued introducing HB21-1020. The bill sponsors played a video for the committee.
01:46:09 PM  

Rep. McCorminck requested the committee members vote to postpone the bill indefinitely.

01:46:49 PM  
Sami Diab, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
01:49:24 PM  
The witness responded to questions from the committee.
01:51:18 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.
01:55:21 PM  
Committee members made comments on the bill.
01:56:47 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to questions from the committee.


02:01:12 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 21-1020 indefinitely.
Moved McCormick
Seconded Soper
Baisley Yes
Williams D. Yes
Hanks Yes
Jodeh Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Excused
Van Beber Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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