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HB 20-1158

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 21, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 19, 2020
  • Passed Senate Mar 14, 2020
  • Governor

Insurance Cover Infertility Diagnosis Treatment Preserve

Abstract

Health insurance coverage - infertility diagnosis and treatment - fertility preservation services - exemption for religious employers - applicability contingent on determination by insurance division - appropriation. The act enacts the "Colorado Building Families Act", which requires health benefit plans issued or renewed in Colorado on or after January 1, 2022, to cover diagnosis of infertility, treatment for infertility, and fertility preservation services. The coverage for fertility medications must not impose any limits that are not applicable to coverage under the plan for other prescription medications, and the plan cannot impose deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, benefit maximums, waiting periods, or other limitations that are not applicable to other medical services covered under the plan. A religious employer may request an exclusion from the infertility coverage in a health benefit plan offered by the religious employer if the coverage conflicts with the religious organization's bona fide religious beliefs and practices. The act directs the division of insurance to make a determination as to whether the coverage required by the act is in addition to essential health benefits required by the federal "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (Affordable Care Act) and would be subject to defrayal by the state pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. The division is to seek confirmation of its determination from the federal department of health and human services, and the coverage applies and is to be implemented by the division in health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2022, if the division receives confirmation that the coverage is not an additional benefit or if the federal department fails to respond in a timely manner. The act appropriates $3,337 from the division of insurance cash fund to the division of insurance in the department of regulatory agencies for personal services to implement the act. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Bill Sponsors (4)

Kerry Tipper

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 28
Primary

Leslie Herod

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 8
Primary

Faith Winter

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 24
Primary

Stephen Fenberg

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 18
Primary

Votes


Mar 14, 2020

BILL

Pass

Senate

Feb 19, 2020

BILL

Pass

House

Mar 14, 2020

House

House

Actions


Apr 01, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Mar 23, 2020

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Mar 17, 2020

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 14, 2020

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 13, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Mar 10, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Mar 06, 2020

Senate

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

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

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Health & Human Services Appropriations

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

  • Introduction
Health & Human Services

Feb 19, 2020

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Feb 18, 2020

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Feb 14, 2020

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

House

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

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

Feb 12, 2020

House

House Committee on Health & Insurance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Health & Insurance Appropriations

Jan 21, 2020

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Health & Insurance

  • Introduction
Health & Insurance

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (04/01/2020) PDF
Final Act (03/17/2020) PDF
Rerevised (03/14/2020) PDF
Revised (03/13/2020) PDF
Reengrossed (02/19/2020) PDF
Engrossed (02/18/2020) PDF
Introduced (01/21/2020) PDF
PA2 (02/28/2020) PDF
PA1 (02/18/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (02/13/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (03/05/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/11/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (03/12/2020) PDF

Sources

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