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h_hie_2017a_2017-03-23t13:35:02z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/23/2017

Location: RM 271

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1236



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C) to House Bill

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D) to House Bill

Refer House Bill 17-1236, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

PASS







01:35 PM -- HB 17-1236



Representative Kennedy presented House Bill 17-1236 to the committee, along with two handouts and amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachment A, B, C, and D). This bill requires the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), in consultation with the Hospital Provider Fee Oversight and Advisory Board, to prepare an annual report detailing the cost of uncompensated care provided by general hospitals in Colorado. The bill specifies the information that hospitals are required to submit to HCPF and the cost categories that must be included in the hospital expenditure report. HCPF is required to submit the hospital expenditure report to the Health and Human Services Committees and the Joint Budget Committee of the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Medical Services Board by January 15 of each year beginning in 2018.





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01:45 PM --
Katherine Mulready, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified against the bill.



02:07 PM --
Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne testified in support of the bill.



02:16 PM --
John Bartholomew, representing HCPF, testified in support of the bill.



02:34 PM --
Elisabeth Arenales, representing the Colorado Center on Law & Policy, testified in support of the bill.



02:38 PM --
Cindy Sovine-Miller, representing the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care, testified in a neutral position.



02:41 PM --
Adella Flores-Brennan, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.



02:44 PM --
Natalie Wood, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1236
TIME: 02:49:53 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C) to House Bill 17-1236. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Esgar
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection


BILL: HB17-1236
TIME: 02:50:47 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment D) to House Bill 17-1236. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





02:52 PM



Representative Kennedy wrapped up his presentation to the committee.

BILL: HB17-1236
TIME: 02:53:12 PM
MOVED: Kennedy
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1236, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-4.
SECONDED: Jackson
VOTE
Beckman
No
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
No
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
No
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
No
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS