Colorado Out-of-Network Payment Methodology Work Group

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House Bill 22-1284 established the Colorado Out-of-Network Payment Methodology Work Group, which is led by the Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI). The work group is tasked with discussing ways to facilitate and streamline the implementation of Section 10-16-704 (13), C.R.S., which permits providers or facilities to request data from carriers to evaluate the carriers compliance in paying the highest rate required under Sections 10-16-704(3)(d) and 10-16-704(5.5)(b), C.R.S. 

HB 22-1284 instructs the work group to identify barriers to verifying the accuracy of payment amounts and develop recommendations to streamline implementation.

The legislation requires the work group to include equal numbers of representatives from hospitals, carriers, health-care providers directly affected by 10-16-704 (13), C.R.S and consumers. The work group will include two members from each group identified. Work group members are expected to commit 1-2 hours each month between November 2022 and April 2023 for related work and meetings. 

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The work group is tasked with issuing a preliminary report to the Division by March 15, 2023 and a final report with recommendations by July 1, 2023.  

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2022 Work Group Meetings

Next Meeting: January 24, 2022 at 12pm

Link to Register

Please note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please use the link and passcode sent to your email to join the webinar

November 15, 2022 Meeting

Agenda - November 15, 2022

Slides - November 15, 2022

Recording - November 15, 2022


 

 

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For information about the Colorado Out-of-Network Payment Methodology Work Group, please contact Jill Mullen, Policy Advisor, at jill.mullen@state.co.us.