HB2457 establishes the HealthCare Cost Transparency Board. The board is responsible for the analysis of total health care expenditures, identifying trends in health care cost growth, and establishing a cost growth benchmark. The board shall provide analyses of the factors impacting these trends and identify providers and payers that are exceeding the health care cost growth benchmark. Membership and further regulations of this board are defined.
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness on 1.14.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.22.2020. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.31.2020 and 2.4.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 2.6.2020; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Appropriations on 2.7.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at on 2.8.2020. Executive action taken in Appropriations; 2nd substitute bill passed on 2.10.2020. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.11.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 2.12.2020. (updated 2.14.2020)