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Q&A: Sen. Jim Smallwood on educating Coloradans about health insurance subsidy options

| Aug 9, 2021 | Colorado

Senator Jim Smallwood represents Colorado’s 4th Senate District in Douglas County and served as the Senate Minority Caucus Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate Legislative Audit Committee this session. Smallwood was also a member of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, where he was a strong Republican voice during...[ Read More ]

Colorado Senate rejects amendment to sunset Colorado Option bill

| May 26, 2021 | Colorado

Hours into the Colorado Senate’s Tuesday debate of HB 21-1232 -- the Colorado Option bill that would require health plans to offer an affordable standardized plan in the state -- senators voted against an amendment that would have repealed the bill after ten years.  The amendment’s introduction prompted a debate...[ Read More ]

Colorado Legislature considers bill to expand complementary at-home services to disabled Coloradans

| Mar 1, 2021 | Colorado

A bill to demographically and geographically expand Colorado’s “phenomenal” complementary and alternative medicine program for disabled individuals is moving through the state Legislature. The Senate House Health and Human Services Committee gave the bill a unanimous do-pass recommendation on Monday, sending it to the Appropriations Committee for further consideration.  ...[ Read More ]

HCPF audit notification bill considered in Colorado Senate Health Committee

| Feb 18, 2021 | Colorado

A bill concerning notification requirements for audits from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) passed through the Senate Health and Human Services Committee at its first meeting of the session on Wednesday. Along with its contested fiscal note, it now awaits further discussion in the Senate...[ Read More ]