S.B.17-065. Transparency In Direct Pay Health Care Prices

Colorado Senate
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Summary

                    The bill creates the 'Transparency in Health Care Prices Act', which requires health care professionals and health care facilities to make available to the public the health care prices they assess directly for common health care services they provide. Health care professionals and facilities are not required to submit their health care prices to any government agency for review or approval. Additionally, the act prohibits health insurers, government agencies, or other persons or entities from penalizing a health care recipient, provider, facility, employer, or other person or entity who pays directly for health care services or otherwise exercises rights under or complies with the act. The bill takes effect January 1, 2018.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)
                

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Actions

  • Governor Signed

    Thu, Apr 6th 2017
  • Signed by the Speaker of the House

    Tue, Apr 4th 2017
  • Signed by the President of the Senate

    Tue, Apr 4th 2017
  • Sent to the Governor

    Tue, Apr 4th 2017
  • Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

    Tue, Mar 28th 2017
  • House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

    Fri, Mar 24th 2017
  • House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

    Thu, Mar 23rd 2017
  • House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

    Wed, Mar 22nd 2017
  • House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

    Tue, Mar 21st 2017
  • House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

    Thu, Mar 16th 2017
  • Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment

    Wed, Feb 15th 2017
  • Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

    Fri, Feb 10th 2017
  • Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

    Thu, Feb 9th 2017
  • Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

    Wed, Feb 8th 2017
  • Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

    Tue, Feb 7th 2017
  • Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

    Mon, Feb 6th 2017
  • Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

    Fri, Feb 3rd 2017
  • Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 02/03/2017 - No Amendments

    Tue, Jan 31st 2017
  • Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

    Thu, Jan 26th 2017
  • Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

    Fri, Jan 13th 2017