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Wayne W. Williams

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Wayne W. Williams

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Results for Proposed Initiative #147

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 a requirement that health care insurers publish health insurance plan information, and, in connection therewith, requiring health insurers to publicly disclose: 1) the basis for determining payment or reimbursement amounts to a broad range of health care providers, 2) the items that appear as charges on an explanation of benefits that the insurer does not pay, 3) detailed coverage and negotiated payment information by plan type and provider, 4) prescription drug prices negotiated with providers, pharmacies, distributors, and manufacturers, and 5) all health care related rebates or other incentives received; authorizing penalties for violations; and prohibiting any contract between a health insurance plan and a health care provider from restricting the publication of the required health insurance plan 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 a requirement that health care insurers publish health insurance plan information, and, in connection therewith, requiring health insurers to publicly disclose: 1) the basis for determining payment or reimbursement amounts to a broad range of health care providers, 2) the items that appear as charges on an explanation of benefits that the insurer does not pay, 3) detailed coverage and negotiated payment information by plan type and provider, 4) prescription drug prices negotiated with providers, pharmacies, distributors, and manufacturers, and 5) all health care related rebates or other incentives received; authorizing penalties for violations; and prohibiting any contract between a health insurance plan and a health care provider from restricting the publication of the required health insurance plan information?

Hearing March 7, 2018

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 11:59 AM.

Rehearing March 21, 2018

Motion for Rehearing denied.
Hearing adjourned 9:20 AM

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