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h_hie_2016a_2016-02-18t13:35:08z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/18/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1102



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt a conceptual amendment amending amendment L.

Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G), as amended T
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection







04:03 PM -- HB 16-1102



Representative McCann called the meeting back to order. Representative Ginal, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1102. She referenced a handout that was distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting. The bill requires that drug manufacturers submit a report to the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care (commission) outlining certain information about drugs made available in Colorado for which the wholesale acquisition cost is $50,000 or more per year or per course of treatment. The commission is required to develop a reporting form that captures information on:



• research and development costs;

• clinical trials and regulatory costs;

• material, manufacturing, and administration costs attributable to the drug;

• acquisition costs, including patents and licensing;

• marketing and advertising costs;

• costs paid by other entities, including grants, subsidies, or other support;

• history of prior price increases;

• profit attributable to the drug; and

• financial assistance provided through patient prescription assistance programs.



The commission is required to develop the reporting form by June 1, 2016, and manufacturers must submit information to the commission by August 1, 2016. The commission is required to analyze the data and submit a report to the General Assembly by December 1, 2016, outlining the information collected and any recommendations.



04:09 PM



Representative Ginal answered questions from the committee. Representative Klingenschmitt distributed a handout (Attachment D).



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04:32 PM --
Nancy Steinfurth, Liver Health Connection, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Steinfurth answered questions from committee members.



04:40 PM



Committee discussion with Representative Ginal continued.



04:51 PM --
Matt Ressner, Pfizer, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Ressner answered questions from the committee.



04:57 PM --
Carleen McGuffey, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. McGuffey answered questions from the committee.



05:09 PM --
Leah Lindahl, Colorado BioScience Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Lindahl provided a handout (Attachment E) to the committee. Ms. Lindahl answered questions from the committee.



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05:24 PM --
Tara Ryan, Pharma, testified in opposition to the bill. Ms. Ryan answered questions from the committee.



05:46 PM



Ms. Ryan continued to answer questions from the committee.



05:51 PM --
Joe McCormack, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. McCormack answered questions from the committee.



05:59 PM --
Jake Williams, Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Williams and Representative Ginal answered questions from the committee.



06:10 PM



Mr. Williams continued to answer questions from the committee. He provided a handout (Attachment F) to the committee.



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06:17 PM



Representative Ginal answered questions from the committee.



06:19 PM -- Bill Lindsay, Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care, testified on the bill. Mr. Lindsay answered questions from the committee.



06:33 PM --
Cindy Sovine-Miller, Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care, answered questions from the committee.



06:35 PM



Mr. Lindsay and Ms. Sovine-Miller continued to answer questions from the committee.



06:47 PM --
Tony Gagliardi, National Federation of Independent Business, testified in support of the bill. He read a statement from Club 20 in support of the bill. Mr. Gagliardi answered questions from the committee members.



06:58 PM --
Nick Baldessari, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7, testified in support of the bill.



07:00 PM --
Sandra Chavez, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7, testified in support of the bill.



07:01 PM --
Henry Sandoval, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Sandoval answered questions from the committee.



07:05 PM



Ms. Chavez, Mr. Baldessari, and Mr. Sandoval answered questions from the committee.



07:11 PM --
Elana Light, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Light answered questions from the committee.



07:18 PM --
Ed Shackelford, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Shackelford answered questions from the committee.



07:26 PM --
Caitlin Westerson, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.



07:30 PM --
Bethany Pray, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.



07:32 PM --
Tim Gaudette, Small Business Minority, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Gaudette answered question from the committee.



07:38 PM --
Tim Markham, Colorado Wins, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Markham answered questions from the committee.



07:43 PM --
Charlie Sheffield, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in support of the bill.



07:46 PM --
Virginia Morrison Love, America's Health Insurance Plans, testified in support of the bill.



07:51 PM



Mr. Sheffield and Ms. Morrison Love answered questions from the committee.



08:23 PM --
Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill.



08:27 PM --
Dr. Amy Duckro, Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill.



08:31 PM --
Tony Barrueta, Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Barrueta answered questions from the committee.



08:54 PM



Representative Ginal discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment G). The Legislative Council Staff memorandum regarding the fiscal assessment of proposed amendment HB 1102_L.001 (Attachment H) was distributed to the committee.



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08:56 PM



Representative DelGrosso discussed a conceptual amendment. Committee discussion ensued.



09:02 PM



Bill Zepernick, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee members. Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB16-1102
TIME: 09:04:08 PM
MOVED: DelGrosso
MOTION: Adopt a conceptual amendment amending amendment L.001, line 10, strike "article." and substitute "article; except that the commission shall not accept any gifts, grants, or donations from any person who has a financial interest in the outcome of the commission's report.". The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Klingenschmitt
VOTE
Brown
Buckner
DelGrosso
Esgar
Humphrey
Joshi
Klingenschmitt
Lontine
Primavera
Ransom
Ryden
Ginal
McCann
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection




BILL: HB16-1102
TIME: 09:05:53 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment G), as amended The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: McCann
VOTE
Brown
Buckner
DelGrosso
Esgar
Humphrey
Joshi
Klingenschmitt
Lontine
Primavera
Ransom
Ryden
Ginal
McCann
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection







09:07 PM



Representative McCann laid the bill over until a date to be determined.



09:08 PM



Sandra Payne submitted a written statement (Attachment I) since she was unable to stay to testify on the bill. The committee adjourned.



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The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details