Bill # Position Short Title Bill Summary HB10- Support Expand Public-private 1010 Initiatives * Authorizes state agencies to enter into public-private initiative agreements with nonprofit entities; and * Provides an incentive for an agency to enter into public-private initiatives by amending an existing statutory definition of "cost savings" in order to allow an agency to retain a portion of any cost savings realized from a personal services contract entered into pursuant to a public-private initiative agreement. HB10- Monitor Behavioral Health Health Care Task Force. This bill requires the department of human services (department) to 1032 Crisis Response enter into a contract with a nonprofit entity for the provision of initial triage services Services through a coordinated and integrated crisis response system (system services) for persons experiencing mental health or substance abuse crisis. This bill requires the department to maintain policy-making authority over services provided pursuant to the contract, monitor contract compliance, and evaluate the performance of the contracting entity. HB10- Monitor Universal Application Interim Committee on the Developmental Disability Waiting List. As part of the medicaid 1041 Childrens Medicaid eligibility modernization, the bill authorizes the department of health care policy and financing to create a universal application or single point of entry for home- and community-based services waivers for children. HB10- Monitor Catastrophic Illness Interim Committee on the Developmental Disability Waiting List. The bill creates the relief 1103 Fund For Children fund for children with a catastrophic medical condition (fund) and the commission for the relief fund for children with a catastrophic medical condition (commission). For the purposes of providing the moneys necessary to establish the fund and meet the purposes of the bill, health coverage carriers shall charge a one-dollar annual surcharge on the premium for each covered resident, which shall then be transmitted to the state treasurer for deposit into the fund. HB10- Actively Safer Routes to * Requires CDOT and the departments of education and public safety to collaborate, under 1147 Support School the auspices of the safe routes to schools program of CDOT, with local governments, school districts, and appropriate organizations to develop and make available to schools a comprehensive educational curriculum regarding the safe use of public streets and premises open to the public by users of nonmotorized wheeled transportation. * Requires an individual 2 years of age or older but under 18 years of age to wear a helmet that meets the applicable federal safety standard for helmets whenever the individual uses nonmotorized wheeled transportation on a public street or premises open to the public. * Categorizes a violation of the helmet requirement as an unclassified traffic infraction but specifies that its enforcement shall consist only of the stopping of a violator or an accompanying adult, the informing of the violator or accompanying adult of the violation, and the provision of a card to the violator or accompanying adult that explains the risks of not wearing a helmet and provides information as to where the violator may obtain a free or low-cost helmet if the violator or the violator's family cannot afford to purchase one. HB10- Support Primary Care Act Section 1 of the bill expresses the intent of the general assembly to encourage the expansion 1179 of primary health care services to shortage areas throughout the state through use of available space in public buildings and donations and investments by private businesses to assist physicians in locating and offering primary care services in rural areas. Section 2 of the bill allows medical malpractice insurers to discount the medical malpractice insurance rates of licensed physicians who provide primary care services in health professional shortage areas for at least 50% of their practice time. HB10- Monitor Insurance Coverage The bill requires a health benefit plan that covers cancer chemotherapy treatment to provide 1202 Chemo Treatment coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer medication at a cost to the patient at the same copayment percentage or relative coinsurance amount as is applied to the cost of other cancer medications. SB10- Monitor CoverColorado Health Care Task Force. The bill authorizes the board of directors (board) of the 020 Financial Viability CoverColorado program to establish a schedule of fees for compensating health care providers that render covered health care services to CoverColorado participants. The bill also prohibits health care providers from billing participants for costs in excess of the applicable fee on the fee schedule for services covered by the program. Additionally, the bill authorizes the board to maintain enrollment in the CoverColorado program consistent with the program's financial resources. SB10- Neutral Immunization The bill requires the state charter school institute and each school district board of education 056 Information School to adopt and implement a policy requiring each school to annually provide parents and legal Children guardians with a paper or email copy of a standardized immunization document developed and updated, as instructed, by the department of public health and environment. SB10- Support Eligibility Nursing The bill changes certain eligibility requirements for the nursing teacher loan forgiveness 058 Teacher Loan pilot program, including reducing the required employment in teaching from full time to Forgive half time and allowing the teaching position to begin within 2 years after the completion of the nursing teacher's advanced degree. SB10- Neutral Colorado Works This bill removes the proof of immunization requirement for kids/families to be and remain 068 Streamlining eligible for TANF funds. Eligibility SB10- Support Primary Seat Belt Under current law, failure to wear a restraining device in a vehicle is a secondary offense. 110 Law The bill makes failure to wear a restraining device in a vehicle a primary offense and punishable as a class B traffic infraction. SB10- Support Behavioral Health The bill creates a council to address a comprehensive approach to behavioral health issues, 153 Screening & including mental health and substance use disorders, The governor is directed to appoint a Efficiency behavioral health transformation council whose goal it is to implement a systemic transformation of the behavioral health system. HB10- Support All Payer Database HCPF appoints an advisory committee to make recommendations regarding the creation of 1330 a Colorado all-payer health claims database for the purpose of transparent public reporting of health care information. SB10- Support The bill requires the high-performance transportation enterprise to study the feasibility of 145 entering into a public-private partnership to develop, construct, and operate a rail fixed guideway system between the Auraria higher education center and the Anschutz medical campus of the university of Colorado at Denver. If, after the study is completed, a special district is formed for the purpose of financing, developing, constructing, and operating such a system, the bill requires $4 of each road safety surcharge paid by vehicle owners who reside within one mile of the system route to be paid to the special district. SB106 Support Food System This state endorsed Council will work across sectors—engaging with state and local Advisory Council government, agriculture, business, and non-profit organizations—to collaboratively establish platforms for coordinated action to advance food policy recommendations that lead to the development of a robust, resilient food system with longevity.
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