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HB24-1040

Gender-Affirming Health-Care Provider Study

Concerning a study of the status of gender-affirming health-care providers.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subjects:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Public Health
Bill Summary

Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee. The bill requires the department of public health and environment (department) to conduct or cause to be conducted a gender-affirming health-care provider study (study). The study must determine:

  • The number of gender-affirming health-care providers and facilities in each region, without disclosing identities of providers;
  • The resources available to gender-affirming health-care providers and facilities in the state;
  • Threats to gender-affirming health-care providers;
  • The number of patients seeking gender-affirming health-care services in each region, including the ratio of patients to providers in each region, without disclosing identities of patients or providers;
  • The types of gender-affirming health-care services that patients seek;
  • The prevalence and impact of nonprescribed treatments; and
  • The availability of insurance coverage for different types of treatment.

The bill requires the department and any third party that the department contracts with to conduct the study to seek input from specified persons. The department is required to submit a report on or before December 31, 2026, including its findings and recommendations, to specified committees of the general assembly.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Vigil
Sen. J. Marchman, Sen. F. Winter

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