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09BB5F341D3EEC59872586A000734301 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-139

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Mar 22, 2021      
Location SCR 357



SB21-139 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:59:02 PM  
Senator Fields and
Senator Simpson, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-139 to the committee.
The bill sponsors responded to committee questions. The bill requires dental
plans to include coverage for telehealth visits for services that are appropriate
to provide in this manner.
03:11:00 PM  
Senator Ginal proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
03:11:19 PM  
Dr. Carol Morrow, representing Colorado Dental Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:07 PM  
Dr. Patricia Braun, representing American Academy of Pediatrics Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill.
03:20:53 PM  

Kelly Erb, representing Colorado Rural Health Center, testified in support of the bill. Matt Cassady, representing Delta Dental of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Additional written testimony may be found at Attachment B.



03:28:50 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C)
Moved Simpson
Seconded
Buckner
Jaquez Lewis
Kirkmeyer
Simpson
Smallwood
Ginal
Fields
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:28:52 PM  
The bill sponsors gave closing remarks on the bill.


03:31:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-139, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Simpson Yes
Smallwood Yes
Ginal Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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