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45ECC4A902513000872583C3007C0954 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1176

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 20, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1176 - Lay Over

04:35:20 PM  
Representative Lontine recessed the committee.
04:54:45 PM  
Representative Lontine called the meeting
back to order.
04:55:59 PM  

Representative Sirota and Representative Jaquez Lewis, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1176 to the committee.  The bill creates the Health Care Cost Analysis Task Force in the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to analyze and compare methods of financing health care in Colorado.  The task force must select a contract analyst to provide a detailed analysis of three health care financing systems and deliver a final report to the General Assembly.   Amendment L.002 was distributed (Attachment C).  

05:03:10 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee
questions.  Two handouts were distributed (Attachment E and D).  
05:04:10 PM  
Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
05:16:08 PM  
Ivan Miller, Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, testified in support of the bill.
05:19:30 PM  
Greg Tung, Colorado School of Public Health, testified in support of the bill.
05:25:03 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
05:34:29 PM  
Beth Utton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:37:19 PM  
Greg Smith, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:40:00 PM  
Virginia Gebhart, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
05:45:29 PM  
Kristen Forrestal, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to committee questions.
05:46:29 PM  
Max Nardo, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions.
05:50:04 PM  
Mr. Smith responded to committee questions.
05:51:25 PM  
Stan Gelb, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
05:53:56 PM  
Dr. Madi Jacobs, Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, testified in support of the bill.
05:57:26 PM  
Anders Fremsted, Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, testified in support of the bill.
06:00:29 PM  
Judy Danielson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:03:57 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
06:09:25 PM  
Rich Shannon, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
06:17:25 PM  
Dr. Christine Ebert-Santos, Ebert Family Clinic, testified in support of the bill.
06:20:54 PM  
Dr. Elinor Christiansen, representing herself,
testified in support of the bill.
06:25:10 PM  
Jennifer Roberts, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
06:27:58 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
06:38:32 PM  
Judith Burke, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
06:43:35 PM  
Patty Sullivan, Health Care for All Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
06:47:51 PM  
Representative Lontine laid the bill over for action until a later date.