2013

Regulation of Naturopathic Doctors (HB13-1111)
 
• Recognizes and regulates Naturopathic Doctors in the state of Colorado
• Sets a standard for NDs to be able to practice
 
Alternative Health Consumer Protection (SB13-215)
 
• Provides important safeguards and disclosures between regulated and non-regulated alternative health providers and practitioners.
• Defines what practices can be performed and by whom, depending on credentials
 
Stroke & Heart Attack Victim Quality of Care (SB13-225)
 
• Designates hospitals based on their ability to receive heart attack and stroke patients
• Will provide for better care for patients based on capabilities of treatment centers
 
Prior Authorization Drug Benefit Process (SB13-277)
 
• Streamlines process by which doctors can submit prescription drug benefit information to insurers
• Saves patients & doctors time and money
 
Consumer Protection
 
Regulation of Insurance Adjusters (HB13-1062)
 
• Requires adjusters to be licensed by the state
• Protects citizens from deceptive adjusters
 
Electronic Renewal of Senior identification Card (SB13-004)
 
• Allows seniors over 65 to electronically renew their drivers’ license 
• More convenience for seniors