HB17-1080 - Requirements Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning affidavit requirements for durable medical equipment suppliers, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill amends the definition of 'durable medical equipment supplier' to include a person or entity that bills or bids or plans to bill or bid in the current calendar year for services or products listed in the centers for medicare and medicaid services durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies in a current bidding program or pursuant to any successor bidding program..

The bill clarifies the requirements for a durable medical equipment supplier to do business in Colorado. For each of its physical locations providing services in Colorado, a durable medical equipment supplier must be licensed by the Colorado secretary of state and attest that each of its physical locations providing services in Colorado are within 100 miles of any Colorado-resident medicare beneficiary being served by the supplier in Colorado or any Colorado medicaid recipient who is being served by the provider in Colorado.

The bill includes language relating to licensing durable medical equipment suppliers that prohibits a supplier from meeting the requirements through a durable medical equipment warehouse or repair facility, but does allow a supplier to domicile a fully accredited facility within a durable medical equipment warehouse or repair facility.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: April 24, 2017
04/24/2017 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
04/19/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/18/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/17/2017 - House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/13/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
04/13/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/30/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/17/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment