HB19-1001 (Kennedy & Moreno/Rankin) Hospital Transparency Measures to Analyze Efficacy
House Bill 19-1001 requires hospitals to share more financial information with the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), including audited financial statements and utilization and financial data. Colorado The information they must share includes the total amount of reimbursed care, all operating expenses, total inpatient surgeries, total number of births and newborn patient days.
The Children’s Campaign supports this bill as one step in increasing transparency in our health care system to help reduce unnecessary costs.
Signed by the governor on Mar. 28.
January 18, 2019
Passed the House Health & Insurance Committee on a vote of 8-2 and now heads to the floor for a vote
March 1, 2019
Passed the House on a vote of 39-22 and now heads to the Senate, where it is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Health & Human Services Committee on Thur., Mar 7 at 1:30pm in LSB-B
March 8, 2019
Passed the Senate Health & Human Services Committee on a unanimous vote and now heads to the Senate floor, where it has been placed on the consent calendar.
May 24, 2019
Passed the house on a vote of 43-21 and now heads to the governor’s desk for signature.