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37DD6552BC95A6A787258837008315D3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-081

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date May 3, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



SB22-081 - Referred to House Finance


05:51:51 PM  
The committee recessed.
05:51:57 PM  
The committee came
back to order.
05:52:44 PM  
Representative Tipper,
co-prime bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-081, concerning a requirement
that the board of directors of the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange create
a consumer outreach campaign to provide consumers with comprehensive information
regarding covered health-care services. The bill requires that the Board
of the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange create and implement a public awareness
and education campaign to inform consumers about health care coverage options
by July 1, 2023. The campaign will provide education focused on attaining
and retaining coverage, as well as eligibility and costs.
05:56:04 PM  
Rachel Reiter, representing
the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, testified in support
of the bill.



Kevin Patterson, representing Connect for Health Colorado, testified in
support of the bill.



Benjamin Teevan, representing Craig Hospital, testified in support of the
bill.



Megan Axelrod, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified
in support of the bill.



The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
06:12:58 PM  
Representative Will, co-prime bill sponsor, made concluding remarks on the bill.


06:15:23 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-081 to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Sirota
Seconded Ricks
Amabile Yes
Bradfield Yes
Cutter Yes
Gonzales-Gutierrez Excused
Hanks Excused
Holtorf No
Jodeh Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Williams No
Young Yes
Sirota Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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