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5B6F8EA2CF0066B3872585060070CAD8 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 6, 2020      
Location Old Supreme Court Chamber

SB20-107 - Committee Discussion Only

01:32:03 PM  

Senator Ginal, bill sponsor, presented Senator Bill 20-107.  The bill requires the Department of Heath Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to gather data from state agencies and drug manufacturers on high-cost prescription drugs, and to analyze and report on this information to the General Assembly.

01:37:28 PM  

Senator Ginal responded to questions from the committee.

01:53:05 PM  

Committee questions continued.

02:05:03 PM  

Kim Bimestefer, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) responded to questions and testified in support of the bill.

02:12:30 PM  

Tom Leahey, HCPF, responded to questions.

02:31:05 PM  

Director Bimesterfer responded to committee questions.

02:34:30 PM  

Mr. Leahey and Director Bimestefer responded to questions. Committee questions continued.

02:43:38 PM  

The committee members continued to discuss the provisions of the bill with Director Bimesterfer.

03:00:19 PM  

Brian Warren, Bio, responded to questions and testified against the bill.

03:06:23 PM  

Emily Roberts, Colorado Bioscience Association, testified against the bill.

03:10:02 PM  

Katelin Lucariello, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, testified against the bill.

03:10:03 PM  

Senator Winter laid over Senate Bill 20-107 so that the committee could hear testimony on Senate Bill 20-033.

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