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h_hie_2018a_2018-03-15t13:44:06z4 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1282

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Mar 15, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1282 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


08:26:44 PM  

Representatives Lontine and Sias, bill sponsors, explained House Bill 18-1282 to the committee.  The bill requires off-campus locations of a hospital to use a different billing code than the main campus of the hospital.

08:35:26 PM  
Joshua Ewing, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:38:33 PM  
Mr. Ewing responded to committee questions.
08:41:43 PM  

Christy Chase, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table and responded to committee questions.

08:44:18 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
08:48:35 PM  
Jackie Zheleznyak, Denver Health, came to the table to answer committee questions.
09:01:09 PM  
Elizabeth Arenales, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
09:03:49 PM  
Scott Lindblom, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support of the bill.
09:06:12 PM  
Hillary Jorgensen, representing Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
09:09:51 PM  

Ms. Arenales and Mr. Lindblom responded to committee questions.

09:11:10 PM  
Jessica Morgan, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.
09:12:14 PM  

Caitlin Westersen, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.

09:15:09 PM  
Ms. Morgan and Ms. Westersen responded to committee questions.
09:19:36 PM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
09:21:13 PM  
Representatives Sias and Lontine made closing remarks.


09:25:14 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1282 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Lontine
Seconded Esgar
Beckman Yes
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom Yes
Roberts Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS