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H_PHC_2016A 05/03/2016 01:32:18 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES

Date: 05/03/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:32 PM to 02:11 PM
Conti
X
Danielson
X
Place: HCR 0107
Everett
X
Ginal
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Joshi
X
Representative Primavera
Landgraf
X
Leonard
X
This Report was prepared by
Moreno
*
Anne Wallace
Pettersen
X
Tyler
X
Windholz
X
Singer
X
Primavera
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB16-120 Referred to Appropriations



01:32 PM -- SB 16-120



Representative Coram, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-120 to the committee. The bill requires the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to provide explanation of benefits (EOB) statements to Medicaid clients beginning July 1, 2017. The EOB statements must be distributed at least bimonthly and the department may determine the most cost effective means of sending out the statements, including email or web-based distribution, with mailed copies sent by request only. The bill specifies the information to be included in the EOB statements, including the name of the client receiving services, the name of the service providers, a description of the service provided, the billing code for the service, and the date of service.



01:34 PM



Representative Coram responded to questions from the committee.



01:37 PM -- Dawn Howard, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



01:40 PM --
Maureen Welch, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



01:44 PM --
Zach Lynkiewicz, HCPF, responded to questions from the committee.



01:53 PM



Representative Coram responded to questions from the committee. Committee discussion with Mr. Lynkiewicz and Representative Coram ensued.









02:05 PM



Representative Coram gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: SB16-120
TIME: 02:09:37 PM
MOVED: Conti
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-120 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-1, with one excused.
SECONDED: Leonard
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Excused
Leonard
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 1 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:11 PM



The committee adjourned.


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