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Firefighter Heart Benefits Trust

Concerning the Colorado firefighter heart, cancer, and behavioral health benefits trust.
2024 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Local Government
Bill Summary

The bill removes the ability of a firefighter employer to select accident insurance, self-insurance, or a self-insurance pool as options to provide statutorily required monetary benefits to a firefighter who has experienced a heart and circulatory malfunction. As a result, a firefighter employer must participate in a multiple employer health trust in order to provide such benefits.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

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