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F6A0ADB91EE3B5AA872583D100717BAF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1296

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Apr 3, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1296 - Amended, referred to House Finance


01:36:05 PM  
Representative Jackson and Representative
Jaquez Lewis, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 19-1296 to the committee.
 The bill requires health insurers, drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit
management firms, and certain nonprofit organizations to report information
related to prescription drug costs to the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
01:52:16 PM  
The bill sponsors responded to committee
questions.  Amendments L.001, L.002, L.003, L.004, L.005, L.006, L.009,
L.010, and L.011 were distributed (Attachments A to I).  
02:02:06 PM  
Representative Lontine proceeded with witness
testimony on the bill.  
02:02:13 PM  
Jason Hopfer, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:04:46 PM  
Rachel Lee, CVS Health, testified in opposition
to the bill.
02:08:18 PM  
Mr. Hopfer and Ms. Lee responded to committee questions.
02:37:31 PM  

Jessalyn Hampton, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment J).

02:38:00 PM  
Brendan Thomson, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, testified in support of the bill.
02:39:33 PM  
Brandt Wilkins, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, testified in support of the bill.
02:41:47 PM  
Claudia Curry Hill, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, testified in support of the bill.
02:46:15 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
02:49:48 PM  
Dana Malick, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:55:38 PM  
Brian Warren, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:59:35 PM  
Emily Roberts, Colorado Bioscience Association,
testified in opposition to the bill.
03:03:02 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:35:06 PM  
Brad Young, Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in support of the bill.
03:39:27 PM  
Dr. Emily Zadvorny, Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in support of the bill.
03:42:52 PM  
Lew Parker, National Hemophilia Foundation
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:47:12 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee
questions.
03:50:32 PM  
Matt Mortier, Division of Insurance, responded to committee questions.
03:51:24 PM  
Simone Aiken, representing herself, testified regarding the bill.
04:01:57 PM  
Bethany Pray, Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill.
04:04:24 PM  
Peggi O'Keefe, Association for Accessible Medicines, testified in a neutral position on the bill.
04:08:23 PM  

Caitlin Westerson, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment K).

04:13:42 PM  
Diane Robinson, Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
04:16:43 PM  
James Clark, Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:26:10 PM  
Chelsea Stallings, Healthier Colorado, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout (Attachment L).
04:35:09 PM  
Representative Lontine recessed the committee.
04:36:04 PM  
Representative Lontine called the meeting back to order.


04:42:18 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D) to amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Will No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:42:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A), as amended.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:43:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Buckner
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:48:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Mullica
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper Yes
Titone Yes
Will Yes
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
04:50:07 PM  
Representative Lontine recessed the committee.


04:50:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment E).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:52:05 PM  
Representative Lontine called the meeting back to order.
04:55:23 PM  

Committee discussion on amendments ensued.



04:57:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009 (Attachment G).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:58:26 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.010 (Attachment H).
Moved Jaquez Lewis
Seconded Jackson
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:59:17 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.011 (Attachment I).
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley
Beckman
Buckner
Jackson
Jaquez Lewis
Mullica
Soper
Titone
Will
Caraveo
Lontine
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:59:18 PM  
Representatives Jaquez Lewis and Jackson gave closing remarks on the bill.
05:06:11 PM  

Committee discussion ensued regarding the bill routing.

05:06:52 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



05:27:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1296, as amended, to the Committee on Finance.
Moved Jackson
Seconded Jaquez Lewis
Baisley No
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Jackson Yes
Jaquez Lewis Yes
Mullica Yes
Soper No
Titone Yes
Will No
Caraveo Yes
Lontine Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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