H_HI_2021A 04/20/2021 11:11:57 AM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGHOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE Date 04/20/2021 Attendance Baisley * Williams D. X Hanks X Jackson X Kennedy * McCormick X Mullica X Ortiz * Soper X Titone X Van Beber * Lontine X Caraveo X Time 11:11:57 AM to 11:40:36 AM Place HCR 0112 This Meeting was called to order by Lontine This Report was prepared by Julia Group Hearing Items Action Taken hSB21-139 Referred to the Committee of the Whole SB21-139 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole Attachment Tag File Name Attachment A http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2021A/commsumm.nsf/0/E71B5DC68793...$File/21HouseHealth0420AttachA.pdf?OpenElement 21HouseHealth0420AttachA.pdf 11:12:12 AM Representative Lontine, bill co-sponsor, introduced SB21-139. The bill requires that dental plans under Medicaid, Child Health Plan Plus, and the jurisdiction of the Division of Insurance (DOI) include the option of conducting visits via telehealth for services that are appropriate to provide in this manner. In addition, the following requirements that currently apply to the use of telehealth under DOI-regulated health insurance plans are extended to DOI-regulated dental plans: providers must be reimbursed on the same basis as for an in-person visit; cost-sharing for the insured party cannot exceed that of an in-person visit; a carrier cannot impose an annual expenditure maximum for services delivered through telehealth; and a carrier is not required to cover telehealth services that are not provided through HIPAA‑compliant interactive audio-visual communication. 11:14:59 AM Representative Soper, bill co-sponsor, continued introducing SB21-139. 11:17:11 AM Dr. Carol Morrow, representing Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill. The witness responded to questions from the committee. 11:22:47 AM Dr. Patricia Braun, representing Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, testified in support of the bill. Kelly Erb, representing Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill. 11:31:20 AM Matt Cassady, representing Delta Dental of Colorado, testified in support of the bill. The witness responded to questions from the committee. Submitted written public testimony can be found in Attachment A. 11:38:24 AM The bill sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. 11:40:24 AM Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-139 to the Committee of the Whole. Moved Lontine Seconded Soper Baisley No Williams D. Excused Hanks Yes Jackson Yes Kennedy Yes McCormick Yes Mullica Yes Ortiz Yes Soper Yes Titone Yes Van Beber Yes Lontine Yes Caraveo Yes Final YES: 11 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS 11:40:36 AM The committee adjourned.