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s_blt_2017a_2017-03-27t13:08:19z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/27/2017

Location: SCR 354

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1115



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.004. The motion passed without o

Refer House Bill 17-1115, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS







03:36 PM -- HB 17-1115



Senator Kefalas and Senator Tate introduced House Bill 17-1115, concerning the establishment of direct primary health care agreements to operate without regulation by the Division of Insurance. The bill establishes definitions and legal parameters for direct primary health care agreements. In addition, it specifies that direct primary health agreements are not an insurance product and are not regulated by the Division of Insurance. The bill prohibits a health care provider from refusing to enter into an agreement or from discontinuing an agreement because of the health status of a patient. The sponsors provided amendment L.004 (Attachment K).



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03:38 PM --
Dr. Mark Tomasulo, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP), spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:41 PM --
Dr. Clint Flanagan, CAFP, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



03:44 PM --
Dr. Brieanna Seefeldt, CAFP, spoke in favor of the bill.



04:05 PM --
Eugene Aydelott, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.



04:08 PM --
Lindsey Cushman, DigitalGlobe, spoke in favor of the bill.



04:12 PM



Senator Tate made closing comments on the merits of the bill and discussed the purpose of the amendment.




BILL: HB17-1115
TIME: 04:14:30 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Priola
Smallwood
Todd
Williams A.
Neville T.
Tate
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:14 PM



Senator Kefalas made closing comments on the merits of the bill.


BILL: HB17-1115
TIME: 04:15:38 PM
MOVED: Tate
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1115, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Jahn
Yes
Priola
Yes
Smallwood
Yes
Todd
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Tate
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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