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H_JUD_2018A 01/30/2018 09:48:16 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date 01/30/2018
Attendance
Beckman X
Buckner X
Covarrubias X
Humphrey X
Jackson X
Kennedy X
Landgraf X
Lontine X
Ransom X
Roberts X
Wilson X
Esgar X
Ginal X
Time 09:48:16 AM to 11:10:45 AM
Place HCR 0107
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jimmy Reed
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB18-1032 Referred to the Committee of the Whole

HB18-1032 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


09:49:07 AM  

Representative Ginal called the committee to order and welcomed Representatives Kennedy and Thurlow, bill sponsors, to the table to discuss House Bill 18-1032.  This bill concerns access to medical records from the Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) EMS agency patient care database by health information organization networks.  

09:49:44 AM  

Representative Thurlow explained the bill. 

09:50:36 AM  

Representative Kennedy discussed electronic medical records, quality assurance, and access to data. 

09:53:56 AM  

Representatives Kennedy and Thurlow responded to committee questions.

10:02:20 AM  

Representative Ginal proceeded with public testimony on the bill. 

10:02:48 AM  

Kate Horle, Chief Operating Officer, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, testified in support of the bill.

10:03:52 AM  

Ms. Horle responded to committee questions concerning security, and patient right to privacy.

10:19:49 AM  
Sean Caffrey, Vice President, Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
10:21:57 AM  

Mr. Caffrey responded to committee questions.  Committee discussion ensued.

10:27:37 AM  

Robert Austin, Representing Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank, testified in support of the bill.

10:32:46 AM  

Mr. Austin responded to committee questions.

10:36:56 AM  
Committee discussion ensued.
10:38:51 AM  

Randy Kuykendall, CDPHE, testified in support of the bill.  

10:51:45 AM  

Mr. Kuykendall responded to committee questions.  Committee discussion ensued.

10:56:57 AM  

Diane Robinson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.

10:58:18 AM  

Representatives Kennedy and Thurlow made their closing remarks.



11:10:38 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1032 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Kennedy
Seconded Lontine
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Humphrey No
Jackson Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Roberts Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:10:45 AM   Committee Adjourned






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