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5291059469B80ACB8725867F007706C2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-022

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Feb 17, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-022 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


02:37:57 PM  
Senators Bridges
and Smallwood, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-022 and responded
to questions. The bill requires that when auditing a Medicaid provider
concerning a possible overpayment, the auditor confirms receipt of the
written request to perform the audit prior to conducting the audit. It
increases state expenditures on an ongoing basis.
02:52:17 PM  
Nicole  Schiavone,
A Wildflower Assisted Living, testified in support of the bill and responded
to questions.
03:09:06 PM  
Dana Publico, Health
Management Systems testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Publico's firm
conducts audits on behalf of the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy
and Financing (HCPF).  Ms. Publico explained the process for contacting
providers on behalf of HCPF.  
03:17:44 PM  
Bart Armstrong, HCPF,
testified in opposition to the bill and responded to questions
03:37:26 PM  
Senator Bridges discussed
amendment L.001 (Attachment B) and responded to questions.


03:44:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner
Jaquez Lewis
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Smallwood
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:45:15 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-022, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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