Amendments for HB13-1115

House Journal, February 22
36 HB13-1115 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
37 the Committee on Finance with favorable
38 recommendation:
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40 Amend page 4, strike line 2, and substitute "ACCOUNT OF THE PROGRAM.
41 THE BOARD SHALL FIRST TRANSFER TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE
42 REMAINING FUNDS TO THE NONPROFIT UNINCORPORATED PUBLIC ENTITY
43 CREATED IN ARTICLE 22 OF THIS TITLE. THE BOARD SHALL THEN TRANSFER
44 THE AMOUNT REMAINING TO A COLORADO NONPROFIT FOUNDATION".
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47 Page 4, after line 7 insert:
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49 "(3) LOSS OF COVERAGE UNDER THE COVERCOLORADO PROGRAM
50 UNDER PARAGRAPH (a) OF SUBSECTION (1) OF THIS SECTION IS A LOSS OF
51 MINIMUM ESSENTIAL COVERAGE FOR PURPOSES OF ENROLLMENT IN THE
52 COLORADO HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE, CREATED UNDER ARTICLE 22 OF
53 THIS TITLE.".
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56 Page 6, strike line 13 and substitute "(13.7) (d) and (36.3) as follows:".
1 Page 6, after line 19, insert:
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3 "(36.3) "Qualifying event" includes birth, adoption, marriage,
4 dissolution of marriage, loss of employer-sponsored insurance, loss of
5 eligibility under the "Colorado Medical Assistance Act", articles 4, 5, and
6 6 of title 25.5, C.R.S., loss of eligibility under the children's basic health
7 plan, article 8 of title 25.5, C.R.S., entry of a valid court or administrative
8 order mandating the child be covered, or involuntary loss of other existing
9 coverage for any reason other than fraud, misrepresentation, or failure to
10 pay a premium. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION (36.3), LOSS OF
11 COVERAGE UNDER THE COVERCOLORADO PROGRAM DUE TO THE
12 PROGRAM'S TERMINATION IS AN INVOLUNTARY LOSS OF EXISTING
13 COVERAGE.".
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15 Page 7, line 7, strike "amend" and substitute "repeal".
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17 Page 7, strike lines 13 through 16 and substitute:
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19 "(a) "Carrier" shall have the same meaning as set forth in section
20 10-16-102 and shall include CoverColorado, established in section
21 10-8-504, and any carrier offering a health benefit plan to participants in
22 CoverColorado.".
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24 Page 8, after line 16 insert:
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26 "SECTION 12. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 10-18-103, amend
27 (5) as follows:
28 10-18-103. Standards for policy provisions - guarantee issue.
29 (5) The guaranteed issue period for a medicare supplement policy shall
30 not be for less than six months after a previous policy has been
31 involuntarily terminated for reasons other than nonpayment of premiums
32 or for fraud or abuse. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION (5),
33 TERMINATION OF COVERAGE IN THE COVERCOLORADO COORDINATION OF
34 BENEFITS PLAN DUE TO THE PLAN'S TERMINATION IS AN INVOLUNTARY
35 TERMINATION OF A PREVIOUS POLICY.".
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37 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
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39 Page 11, line 4, strike "14, 15, and 16" and substitute "15, 16, and 17".
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