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1C5F2451D7F1ABFE87258384007599CE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1001

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Jan 16, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1001 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:30:34 PM  

Representative Kennedy presented House Bill 19-1001 to the committee.  The bill directs the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to work in consultation with the Colorado Healthcare Affordability and Sustainability Board to develop and prepare an annual report on uncompensated costs and categorical expenditures made by hospitals in the state (hospital expenditure report).  In addition to using publicly available data, each hospital in the state is required to provide HCPF with certain information outlined in the bill, including financial statements, operating expenses, and staffing information.  

02:45:35 PM  

Representative Kennedy responded to committee questions.  He distributed a handout and amendments L.001, L.004, L.005, L.006, L.007, L.008, L.009, and L.010 to the committee (Attachments C through L).    

02:50:48 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

02:54:33 PM  

Katherine Mulready, Colorado Hospital Association, testified in a neutral capacity regarding the bill.  Ms. Mulready responded to committee questions.

03:15:17 PM  

Ms. Mulready continued to respond to committee questions.

03:21:35 PM  

John Bartholomew, HCPF, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Bartholomew responded to committee questions.

03:35:35 PM  

Robert Smith, Colorado Business Group on Health, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment M).  Mr. Smith responded to committee questions.  

03:44:51 PM  
Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Representative Kennedy commented.
03:58:52 PM  
Andrea Stojsavljevic, Healthier Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.
04:03:36 PM  
Neal Christensen, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:30 PM  
Jessica Morgan, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.
04:09:01 PM  
Peg Brown, Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in
support of the bill.  Ms. Brown responded to committee questions.
04:15:02 PM  

Debra Judy, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.

04:19:35 PM  

Ed Shackelford, representing himself, testified regarding the bill. Mr. Shackelford responded to committee questions.

04:30:06 PM  
The committee discussed amendment L.004
(Attachment E).


04:35:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Catlin Excused
Jackson Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:36:31 PM  
Representative Kennedy discussed amendments
L.005 and L.007 (Attachments F and G) with the committee.


04:37:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Titone
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:46:03 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment G) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:46:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment H) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Buckner
Seconded Mullica
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:48:10 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 (Attachment I) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Titone
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:50:05 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment J) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:52:09 PM  
Shelby Ross, OLLS, came to the table to
respond to questions.


04:53:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment K) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Titone
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:58:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment L) to L.001 (Attachment D).
Moved Buckner
Seconded Jackson
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Catlin Excused
Jackson
Kipp
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:58:12 PM  
Committee members discussed the strike below amendment.


04:59:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment D), as amended.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Soper
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Catlin Excused
Jackson Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:59:27 PM  
Representative Kennedy gave concluding remarks on the bill. Committee members commented.


05:13:04 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1001, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Catlin Excused
Jackson Yes
Kipp Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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