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Wayne W. Williams

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Wayne W. Williams

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Results for Proposed Initiative #121

Ballot Title Setting Board
2017-2018

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the disclosure of health care pricing information, and, in connection therewith, requiring health care providers, as broadly defined by the measure, to publish fee schedules detailing the price charged for health care services, billing policies, and a list of health care professionals providing services; prohibiting noncomplying health care providers from billing for services; requiring health insurers to publicly disclose coverage and payment information, including prescription drug prices, for each health coverage plan and information regarding incentives received by the insurer; requiring pharmacies to publish retail drug prices; authorizing penalties for violations; and prohibiting any contract between a health insurance plan and a health care provider from restricting publication of the required health care price information.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the disclosure of health care pricing information, and, in connection therewith, requiring health care providers, as broadly defined by the measure, to publish fee schedules detailing the price charged for health care services, billing policies, and a list of health care professionals providing services; prohibiting noncomplying health care providers from billing for services; requiring health insurers to publicly disclose coverage and payment information, including prescription drug prices, for each health coverage plan and information regarding incentives received by the insurer; requiring pharmacies to publish retail drug prices; authorizing penalties for violations; and prohibiting any contract between a health insurance plan and a health care provider from restricting publication of the required health care price information?

Hearing February 7, 2018

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 3:08 PM.

Rehearing February 21, 2018

Motion for Rehearing denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles.
Hearing adjourned 12:00 PM.

* Unofficially captioned “Transparency in Health Care Billing” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.