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SB 18-266

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2018 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 30, 2018
  • Passed Senate Apr 30, 2018
  • Passed House May 03, 2018
  • Governor

Controlling Medicaid Costs

Abstract

Joint Budget Committee. The bill directs the department of health care policy and financing (department) to provide information to providers participating in the accountable care collaborative regarding: Cost and quality of medical services provided by hospitals and other medicaid providers; and Cost and quality of available pharmaceuticals prescribed by medicaid providers. The department may make the same information available to other medicaid providers. The department shall automatically review claims to identify and correct improper coding prior to payment and may obtain commercial technology to conduct the reviews. The department is authorized to pursue cost-control strategies, value-based payments, and other approaches to reduce the rate of expenditure growth in the medicaid program. The department shall allow recipients, providers, and stakeholders an opportunity to comment and shall report to the joint budget committee prior to implementing any strategies or measures. The department is required to contract for an independent evaluation of any measures pursued and to provide reports to the joint budget committee on the evaluations. Subject to federal approval, the department is also directed to design and implement an evidence-based hospital review program to ensure that utilization of hospital services is based on a recipient's need for care. Prior to implementing any changes, the department shall allow recipients, providers, and stakeholders an opportunity to comment and shall report to the joint budget committee. The department shall also report to the joint budget committee on the estimated savings from the changes. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.) , Read More

Bill Sponsors (2)

Kevin Lundberg

  • Republican
Primary

Dave Young

  • Democratic
Primary

Votes


May 03, 2018

BILL

Pass

House

BILL

Pass

House

House

House

Actions


May 29, 2018

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 11, 2018

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

May 03, 2018

Senate

Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 02, 2018

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Floor

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations House Committee of the Whole

Apr 30, 2018

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Appropriations

  • Introduction
Appropriations

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 27, 2018

Senate

Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor

Apr 26, 2018

Senate

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Apr 24, 2018

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations Senate Committee of the Whole

Apr 20, 2018

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Appropriations

  • Introduction
Appropriations

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
Introduced (04/20/2018) PDF
Engrossed (04/27/2018) PDF
Reengrossed (04/30/2018) PDF
Revised (05/02/2018) PDF
Rerevised (05/03/2018) PDF
Final Act (05/11/2018) PDF
Signed Act (05/29/2018) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (04/24/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (05/02/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/23/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (08/03/2018) PDF

Sources

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