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71384FBD81FC7392872586BF0007C55F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1256

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 21, 2021      
Location HCR 0112



HB21-1256 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


07:24:54 PM  
The committee took
a brief recess.
07:25:16 PM  
Representative Lontine,
bill sponsor, introduced HB21-1256.  The bill directs the Department
of Health Care Policy and Financing, which administers the state’s Medicaid
program, to promulgate rules specifically relating to health care providers
that deliver health care or mental health services exclusively or primarily
through telemedicine.  She distributed a packet of info to the committee
(Attachment K).
07:32:57 PM  
Ms. Aubrey Hill,
Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care, testified in support
of the bill.  Dr. Deborah Archer, American Academy of Pediatrics -
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Ms. Phyllis Albritton,
Colorado Safety Net Collaborative, testified in support of the bill.  Commissioner
Wendy Buxton-Andrade, Prowers County, testified in support of the bill.
07:46:28 PM  
Jackie Zheleznyak,
Denver Health, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Tracy Johnson,
Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of
the bill.  The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.





Submitted written testimony can be found in Attachment L.

07:55:12 PM  
Representative Soper
introduced and described amendment L.001 (Attachment M).


07:57:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment M)
Moved Soper
Seconded Baisley
Baisley Yes
Hanks Yes
Jackson No
Kennedy No
McCormick No
Mullica No
Ortiz No
Pelton Yes
Soper Yes
Titone No
Van Beber Yes
Lontine No
Caraveo No
YES: 5   NO: 8   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
07:57:17 PM  
Representative Lontine provided closing comments on the bill.
07:59:34 PM  
Committee members provided closing comments on the bill.


08:02:30 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1256 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Mullica
Baisley No
Hanks Yes
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Ortiz Yes
Pelton Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Van Beber Yes
Lontine Yes
Caraveo Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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