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360CBC0A457741BB8725899F00145327 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB23-1209

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 27, 2023      
Location SCR 357



HB23-1209 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

09:42:01 PM  
Senator Jacquez Lewis presented House Bill 23-1209 regarding analyzing statewide publicly financed healthcare.
09:42:49 PM  
Virginia Gebhart,
representing the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, testified
in support of the bill.
09:49:33 PM  
Mrs. Kelly Campbell,
representing America’s Health Insurance Plans, testified in opposition
to the bill.




Jason Hopfer,
representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition
to the bill.




Mr. Dave Davia,
representing Rocky Mountain MCA, testified in opposition to the bill.




Members of the
panel answered questions from the committee.

10:01:07 PM  
Angelique Espinoza,
representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.




Dr. Michael Neil,
representing the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support
of the bill.




Mr. Nathan Wilkes,
representing themself, testified in support of the bill.




Commissioner George
Marlin, representing Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified
in a neutral position on the bill.




Mr. Guinn Unger,
representing the Colorado Healthcare Coalition, testified in support of
the bill.




Members of the
panel answered questions from the committee.

10:23:33 PM  
Senator Jacquez Lewis
explained amendment L.020 (Attachment M). Members of the committee asked
questions.


10:26:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.020 (Attachment M).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Excused
Smallwood No
Will No
Ginal No
Fields Yes
YES: 5   NO: 3   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
10:26:42 PM  
Senator Smallwood
explained amendment L.016 (Attachment N). Members of the committee discussed
the amendment.


10:35:25 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.016 (Attachment N).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter No
Jaquez Lewis No
Mullica Yes
Rich Excused
Smallwood Yes
Will Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
YES: 6   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
10:35:40 PM  
Senator Smallwood
explained amendment L.017 (Attachment O). Members of the committee discussed
the amendment.


10:38:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.017 (Attachment O).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:38:59 PM  
Senator Smallwood
explained amendment L.019 (Attachment P). Members of the committee discussed
the amendment.


10:46:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.019 (Attachment P).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


10:48:38 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.021 (Attachment Q).
Moved Smallwood
Seconded
Buckner
Cutter
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Rich Excused
Smallwood
Will
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
10:48:39 PM  
Senator Smallwood
presented amendment L.021 (Attachment Q).
10:50:26 PM  
Senator Jacquez Lewis gave closing remarks on the bill.


10:55:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 23-1209, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Cutter Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Rich Excused
Smallwood No
Will No
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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