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BD0541888431E5F487258995007CBAF9 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 18, 2023      
Location HCR 0107

SB23-179 - Referred to House Appropriations

04:42:25 PM  
Representative Daugherty and Representative Hartsook, co-prime bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 23-179, concerning insurance carrier requirements for health coverage plans. The bill places disclosure requirements around dental loss ratios, which are the percentage of dental coverage premium dollars spent on services. After two years of data collection, the Commissioner of Insurance will promulgate rules to identify carriers that significantly deviate from the average dental loss ratio and may investigate or take enforcement action against these carriers. Additionally, the bill requires dental coverage plans to issue identification cards.
04:46:19 PM  
Stuart Jenkins, representing
Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Dr. Carol Morrow,
representing the Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the

Dr. Jeff Kahl,
representing the Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the

Kelly Campbell,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  

Committee members
made comments to the panel.
04:57:42 PM  
Representative Hartsook and Representative Daugherty made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

04:59:43 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 23-179 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Young
Seconded Holtorf
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Bradley Yes
Brown Yes
English Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Yes
Hamrick Yes
Holtorf Yes
Story Yes
Young Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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