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5BCD26063EE97FDB872583E7007D05E9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1301

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Date Apr 25, 2019      
Location LSB B



HB19-1301 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


04:45:36 PM  

Senator Williams, bill sponsor presented House Bil 19-1301.  Current law requires that state regulated insurance carriers provide coverage for the total cost of certain preventive health care services. One such required service is an annual breast cancer screening with mammography for all individuals possessing at least one risk factor, as listed in statute. The bill expands required coverage to include any preventive breast cancer screening study and subsequent breast imaging that is deemed appropriate by the patient's health care provider and within appropriate use guidelines as determined by the American College of Radiology.

04:49:01 PM  
Anna Primavera, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:13 PM  

Peg Ellefson, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, testified in support of the bill.

04:56:11 PM  
Dr. Taj Kattapuram, Colorado Medical Society,
testified in support of the bill.
04:58:50 PM  
The witness panel responded to questions.
05:03:32 PM  
Senator Williams made closing remarks.


05:04:56 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1301 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded
Crowder Yes
Smallwood Yes
Winter Yes
Pettersen Yes
Fields Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
05:04:57 PM  

Senator Smallwood told the committee that he wanted to withdraw his objection to the recommendation that House Bill 19-1076 be placed on the consent calendar.  There was no further objection to HB 19-1076 being placed on the consent calendar.  Senator Fields announced that the bill will be referred to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.






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