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HB19-1233

Investments In Primary Care To Reduce Health Costs

Concerning payment system reforms to reduce health care costs by increasing utilization of primary care, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill:

  • Establishes a primary care payment reform collaborative in the division of insurance in the department of regulatory agencies;
  • Requires the commissioner of insurance to establish affordability standards for premiums, including adding targets for carrier investments in primary care; and
  • Requires the department of health care policy and financing and carriers who offer health benefit plans to state employees to set targets for investment in primary care.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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