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9DB8924866563F3287258234006166D8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 14, 2018      
Location SCR 354

SB18-130 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:43:54 AM  

Senator Smallwood, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-130.  Under current law, health insurance carriers are required to report data annually on reimbursement rates paid for inpatient hospital care to the Division of Insurance in the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).  The Division of Insurance must then post this data in a user-friendly format on its website.  This bill repeals these requirements on health insurance carriers and the division.

10:47:21 AM  

Michael Conway, Interim Insurance Commissioner, responded to questions from the committee. Committee questions and discussion followed.

10:54:37 AM  

Amber Burkhart, Colorado Hospital Association, testified against the bill.  Ms. Burkhart responded to questions.

11:03:01 AM  

Senator Smallwood responded to questions and made closing comments.

11:05:04 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-130 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Smallwood
Aguilar Yes
Crowder Yes
Kefalas No
Martinez Humenik Yes
Smallwood Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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