Colorado House health committee approves proposal amending step therapy protocols for Medicaid
Boram Kim | Mar 1, 2023 | Colorado
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The Colorado House Health and Insurance Committee approved two bills on Tuesday that would require health insurance coverage for drugs prescribed for serious mental illness and biomarker testing. House Bill 1110, which passed by a vote of 10-1, would require insurers to cover biomarker testing and certain therapies.
Governors from 20 states announced the creation of the Reproductive Freedom Alliance on Tuesday. The alliance is a non-partisan coalition of 20 governors committed to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom in their states, and is the largest such coalition ever convened. The alliance will work together to strengthen
With Colorado's 2023 legislative session beginning last month, Reporter Boram Kim has been monitoring the first health bills being taken up by lawmakers, some of which are described below. In our first Colorado newsletter of 2023, we also feature a conversation with Rep. Matt Soper about what he hopes is accomplished this
The Colorado House Public and Behavioral Health and Human Services Committee unanimously approved House Bill 1153 on Tuesday. The bill would direct the Department of Human Services (CDHS) to conduct a feasibility study to determine pathways to care for people with serious mental illness. It now heads to appropriations.
Melinda Estep, Managing Director of Delivery Systems at Health Management Associates, says she's focused on ways to promote and improve value-based care in Colorado. When we caught up with her at the 2022 Colorado State of Reform Health Policy Conference in November, she said she's particularly interested in how to
Colorado House lawmakers passed House Bill 1030 by a vote of 52-12 with one abstention on Monday. The bill would prohibit healthcare staffing agencies from charging fees to providers when they hire contracted workers. The initial version of the bill only prohibited the fees for nursing homes and