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S_SA_2020A 06/02/2020 11:40:00 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date 06/02/2020
Attendance
Hisey X
Marble *
Zenzinger X
Fields X
Foote X
Time 11:40:00 AM to 11:58:44 AM
Place Old Supreme Court Chamber
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Foote
This Report was prepared by Jessika Shipley
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB20-212 Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

SB20-212 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations


11:40:38 AM  

Senator Winter, co-sponsor, presented Senate Bill 20-212.  The bill expands Medicaid reimbursement for telehealth services to new providers, and establishes requirements for state-regulated health insurance carriers and home care agencies related to the delivery of telehealth services.

11:41:36 AM  

Eliza Schultz, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.

11:45:13 AM  

Dr. Marcia Smith, representing the American Physical Therapy Association - Colorado Chapter, testified in support of the bill.

11:47:47 AM  

Jason Hopfer, representing the Colorado Association of, testified in support of the bill with amendments.  Mr. Hopfer responded to questions from the committee.  Written testimony was also submitted (Attachment A).



11:56:03 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hisey
Marble
Zenzinger
Fields
Foote
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:56:06 AM  

Senator Winter explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).

11:56:24 AM  

Senator Winter responded to questions from the committee.

11:56:55 AM  
Senator Winter wrapped up her presentation of the bill and asked for a favorable recommendation.


11:58:08 AM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 20-212, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Fields
Seconded
Hisey Yes
Marble Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Fields Yes
Foote Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:58:44 AM   The committee adjourned.






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