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F49ADFEAF5E161B8872585210077D3BC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB20-1221

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 4, 2020      
Location HCR 0112



HB20-1221 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:34:49 PM  

Representative Kennedy, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1221 to the committee.  The bill makes changes to eligibilty for the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing's Complimentary or Alternative Medicine Pilot Program, which allows Medicaid enrollees with spinal cord injuries to receive additional medical services not otherwise available to Medicaid clients.  The bill expands the geography-based eligibility and diagnosis-based eligibility for the program.

02:40:32 PM  

Amendments L.001 and L.002 were distributed to the committee (Attachments A and B).  The bill sponsor responded to committee questions.

02:41:11 PM  

Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.

02:43:17 PM  

Michael Neil, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Jennifer Maxwell, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Sarah Purdy, Craig Hospital, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.  

02:56:27 PM  

Mary Colecchi, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  John Morris, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Dr. Jay Seller, NeuAbility, testified in support of the bill.  The witness panel responded to committee questions.

03:08:41 PM  

Chanda Hinton, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  The witness responded to committee questions.  Candace Bailey, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, responded to committee questions.

03:17:27 PM  

Max Nardo, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions regarding the amendments and fiscal note.

03:22:00 PM  

The committee discussed amendments to the bill.



03:22:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Tipper
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:22:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Tipper
Baisley
Buckner
Champion
Jackson
Mullica
Soper
Tipper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:22:32 PM  

The bill sponsor gave closing remarks on the bill.

03:25:17 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



03:28:24 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1221, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Mullica
Baisley Yes
Buckner Yes
Champion Yes
Jackson Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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