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H_HIE_2018A 04/17/2018 10:59:38 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date 04/17/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Buckner X
Covarrubias X
Hooton *
Humphrey X
Jackson *
Kennedy X
Landgraf X
Lontine X
Ransom *
Wilson X
Esgar X
Ginal X
Time 10:59:38 AM to 11:39:22 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1384 Referred to House Appropriations

10:59:41 AM

Representative Ginal made an announcement concerning the updated schedule for the Health, Insurance, and Environment committee on Thursday, April 19.



HB18-1384 - Referred to House Appropriations

11:01:12 AM  

Representative Roberts, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 18-1384 to the committee.  The bill requires the Colorado Departments of Health Care Policy and Financing and Regulatory Agencies to study various options for health care coverage.  

11:06:02 AM  
Representative Roberts responded to committee questions.
11:06:16 AM  

Natalie Wood, representing the Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.  Handouts were distributed to the committee [Attachments A and B].

11:10:37 AM  

Dan Gibbs, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together and Summit County, testified in support of the bill.  A handout was distributed to the committee [Attachment C].

11:13:28 AM  
Ms. Wood and Mr. Gibbs responded to committee questions.
11:15:03 AM  

Gretchen Hammer, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, came to the table to respond to committee questions.

11:27:17 AM  
Representative Esgar concluded witness testimony.
11:32:53 AM  
Representative Roberts made closing remarks.
11:33:21 AM  
Committee members commented on the bill.


11:39:14 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1384 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Ginal
Seconded Lontine
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Hooton Yes
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:39:22 AM   Committee Adjourned






Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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