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80D18766D789E16D8725883600785AA3 Hearing Summary


Date May 2, 2022      
Location HCR 0107

SB22-078 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

03:54:37 PM  

The committee went on a recess. The committee came to order.

03:55:54 PM  
Representative Geitner and Representative Bird presented Senate Bill 22-078 regarding prior authorization exemptions for health-care providers.
04:11:44 PM  

Mrs. Amanda Massey, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in a neutral position on the bill. Karlee Tebbutt, representing America's Health Insurance Plans, testified to amend the bill. Dr. Bryan Coffing, representing the Colorado Society of Clinical Pathologists, testified to amend the bill.

04:24:29 PM  
The panel answered questions from the committee.
04:28:08 PM  

Ms. Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition and the Colorado Center for Aging, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Glenn Balasky, representing the Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Eric Speer, representing the Colorado Medical Group Management Association, testified in support of the bill. Mrs. Robin Mulroney, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Diana Lujan, representing the Colorado Medical Society, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Wendy Spirek, representing Vail Health, testified in support of the bill.


Written testimony was submitted to the committee (Attachment E).

04:58:58 PM  
Representatives Geitner and Bird discussed the planned amendments.
05:02:47 PM  

The committee discussed severing amendment L.011 (Attachment F).

05:04:50 PM  

Christy Chase, representing the Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions about amendment L.011. The committee recessed. The committee returned from recess.

05:11:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment F).
Moved Mullica
Seconded Soper
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
05:11:35 PM  
Representatives Geitner and Bird gave closing remarks on the bill.

05:16:26 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-078, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Titone
Seconded Mullica
Baisley Yes
Kennedy Yes
McCormick Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Sirota Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Williams No
Ortiz Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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