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H_HIE_2016A 03/08/2016 10:15:29 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT

Date: 03/08/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 10:15 AM to 12:11 PM
Brown
X
Buckner
X
Place: HCR 0107
Esgar
X
Humphrey
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Joshi
X
Representative McCann
Klingenschmitt
X
Landgraf
X
This Report was prepared by
Lontine
X
Amanda King
Primavera
X
Ransom
X
Singer
X
Ginal
X
McCann
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB16-027

Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
Amended, Referred to Appropriations

Recommendation(s) Approved





10:16 AM -- SB 16-027



Representative Primavera and Representative Landgraf, co-prime sponsors, presented Senate Bill 16-027. Under current law, only a limited number of Medicaid recipients may receive maintenance medication by mail order. This bill expands the option to receive a three-month supply of maintenance medication through the mail to all Medicaid recipients. The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) is required to encourage Medicaid recipients to use local retail pharmacies for mail delivery of medications.



Co-pays paid by Medicaid recipients for medication through the mail must be the same as for medications from a local pharmacy. Pharmacies providing mail order service must be approved by Medicaid and registered with the State Board of Pharmacy. The State Board of Medical Services must promulgate rules concerning the receipt of medication through the mail.



10:21 AM -- Haven Rohnert, Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Rohnert answered questions from the committee.



10:24 AM --
Michael Neil, Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.



10:27 AM --
Brad Young, Rx Plus Pharmacies, testified in support of the bill.



10:30 AM --
Dr. Judy Zerzan, HCPF, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Zerzan answered questions from the committee.









10:34 AM



Representative Landgraf explained amendment L.002 (Attachment A).



160308 AttachA.pdf160308 AttachA.pdf

BILL: SB16-027
TIME: 10:35:01 AM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment A). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Brown
VOTE
Brown
Buckner
Esgar
Humphrey
Joshi
Klingenschmitt
Landgraf
Lontine
Primavera
Ransom
Singer
Ginal
McCann
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



10:35 AM



Committee members made comments about the bill.





10:37 AM



Representative Primavera and Representative Landgraf made concluding remarks about the bill.

BILL: SB16-027
TIME: 10:38:18 AM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-027, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Primavera
VOTE
Brown
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



10:40 AM -- Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)



Representative McCann explained that the committee would take action on the draft bill (Attachment B) concerning the continuation of the regulation of direct-entry midwives by the director of the Division of Professions and occupation in the Department of Regulatory Agencies. The committee held a hearing on the 2015 Sunset Review: Direct-entry Midwives report (Attachment C) on January 26, 2016.



160308 AttachB.pdf160308 AttachB.pdf160308 AttachC.pdf160308 AttachC.pdf



10:48 AM



Representative Landgraf explained amendment #15 (Attachment D). The committee discussed amendment #15.



160308 AttachD.pdf160308 AttachD.pdf











10:51 AM --
Jan Lapetino, Colorado Midwives Association, was asked to come to the table to respond to questions from the committee about amendment #15.



11:03 AM



Representative Landgraf explained amendment #16 (Attachment E). The committee discussed amendment #16.



160308 AttachE.pdf160308 AttachE.pdf



11:04 AM



Ms. Lapetino answered questions from the committee about amendment #16.



11:05 AM --
Jen Anderson-Tarver, Colorado Midwives Association and Elephant Circle, was asked to come to the table to answer questions from the committee about amendment #16.



11:11 AM



Representative Landgraf explained amendment #17 (Attachment F). The committee discussed amendment #17.



160308 AttachF.pdf160308 AttachF.pdf



11:17 AM



Representative Landgraf explained amendment #18 (Attachment G). The committee discussed amendment #18.



160308 AttachG.pdf160308 AttachG.pdf



11:28 AM



Representative Ginal explained amendment #3 (Attachment H). The committee discussed amendment #3.



160308 AttachH.pdf160308 AttachH.pdf



11:35 AM



Representative McCann explained the process for amending and introducing the draft bill. The committee returned to discussion of amendment #15.











11:38 AM



Christy Chase, Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions about amendment #15. Ms. Lapetino answered questions from the committee about amendment #15. Committee discussion about amendment #15 ensued.

BILL: Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
TIME: 11:44:41 AM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment #15 (Attachment D). The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Brown
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Klingenschmitt
No
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





11:45 AM



The committee returned to discussion of amendment #16.

BILL: Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
TIME: 11:46:37 AM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment #16 (Attachment E). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Brown
Buckner
Esgar
Humphrey
Joshi
Klingenschmitt
Landgraf
Lontine
Primavera
Ransom
Singer
Ginal
McCann
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection



11:47 AM



Ms. Chase answered questions about amendment #3 and amendment #17. The committee returned to discussion of amendment #17.



11:52 AM



Ms. Lapetino answered questions from the committee about amendment #17. Committee discussion about amendment #17 ensued.





11:54 AM



Ms. Chase answered questions about amendment #17 and amendment #18. Committee members continued to discuss amendment #17.

BILL: Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
TIME: 11:57:06 AM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment #17 (Attachment F). The motion passed on a vote of 7-6.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Brown
No
Buckner
No
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
No
Joshi
No
Klingenschmitt
No
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Ginal
No
McCann
Yes
YES: 7 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



11:59 AM



Representative McCann explained amendment #18. The committee discussed amendment #18.





12:02 PM



Ms. Chase answered questions about amendment #18. Committee discussion about amendment #18 ensued.

BILL: Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
TIME: 12:04:00 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment #18 (Attachment G). The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Singer
VOTE
Brown
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Klingenschmitt
No
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





12:05 PM



Representative Ginal explained amendment #3. The committee discussed amendment #3.

BILL: Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
TIME: 12:07:37 PM
MOVED: Ginal
MOTION: Adopt amendment #3 (Attachment H). The motion passed on a vote of 8-5.
SECONDED: Esgar
VOTE
Brown
No
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
No
Joshi
No
Klingenschmitt
No
Landgraf
No
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
YES: 8 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





12:09 PM



The committee discussed the introduction of the draft bill.

BILL: Sunset Report Hearing For Direct-entry Midwives (For Action Only)
TIME: 12:09:24 PM
MOVED: Ransom
MOTION: Moved to introduce the draft bill, as amended. The motion passed on a vote of 12-1.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Brown
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Joshi
No
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Singer
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
YES: 12 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



12:10 PM



Representative McCann announced that Representative Landgraf and Representative Lontine will be the co-prime sponsors of the bill. Representatives Ginal and Esgar asked to be listed as co-sponsors on the bill. The committee granted Ms. Chase permission to make any necessary technical changes to the bill.



12:11 PM



The committee adjourned.


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