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s_hhs_2018a_2018-03-29t13:33:28z5 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1282

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 29, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1282 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


06:00:27 PM  

Senator Martinez Humenik reconvened the meeting.

06:00:43 PM  

Senators Kefalas and Smallwood, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1282.  The bill requires off-campus locations of a hospital to use a different billing code than the main campus of the hospital.

Amendments L.003 and L004 were distributed [Attachments Q and R].

06:06:50 PM  
Josh Ewing, Colorado Hospital Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:11:05 PM  
Melissa Greer, UC Health, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:13:57 PM  
Steve Gross, HealthOne, testified in opposition to the bill.
06:17:20 PM  
Mr. Ewing, Ms. Greer, and Mr. Gross responded to questions.
06:22:30 PM  
Jackie Zheleznyak, Denver Health Authority, testified in a neutral capacity and responded to questions.
06:27:23 PM  

Jessica Morgan, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.

06:31:10 PM  

Caitlin Westerson, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in opposition to the bill.

06:32:25 PM  

Scott Lindbolm, HCPF, testified in support of the bill.

06:36:23 PM  

Committee discussion followed regarding the amendments [Attachments Q and R].



06:42:01 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment R).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Aguilar
Crowder
Kefalas
Martinez Humenik
Smallwood
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:44:02 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment Q).
Moved Aguilar
Seconded
Aguilar
Crowder
Kefalas
Martinez Humenik
Smallwood
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


06:45:03 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1282, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Kefalas
Seconded
Aguilar Yes
Crowder Yes
Kefalas Yes
Martinez Humenik Yes
Smallwood Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS