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s_sa_2017a_2017-04-05t13:32:09z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/05/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1186



SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1186 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:21 PM -- HB17-1186



Senator Coram, sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1186 to the committee. The bill requires health insurance plans that are mandated to cover contraceptives to provide reimbursement to an in-network provider or dispensing entity for:



• a 3-month supply of a prescription contraceptive the first time it is dispensed to a covered person; and

• a 12-month supply any time the same prescription is subsequently redispensed, or until the plan coverage end, whichever is shorter.



The plan must also pay for a vaginal contraceptive ring that is intended to last for three months.



02:26 PM --
Marissa Ronk, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:29 PM --
Emily Seabold, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:31 PM --
Sara Barnes, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.



02:33 PM --
Bricelyn Jones, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:36 PM --
Dr. Christina Ring, representing herself and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, testified in support of the bill.



02:38 PM --
Dr. Craig Anthony, representing the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, testified in support of the bill.



02:41 PM --
Caitlin Westerson, representing the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.



02:43 PM --
Annie Zeiler, representing herself, testified against the bill and responded to committee member questions.





02:52 PM



Dr. Ring returned to the table to respond to committee member questions.



02:59 PM --
Denise Archuleta, representing herself, testified against the bill.



03:04 PM --
Dr. John Stallworth, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.





03:06 PM



Senator Coram wrapped up his presentation of the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.

BILL: HB17-1186
TIME: 03:09:01 PM
MOVED: Sonnenberg
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1186 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 4-1.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Fenberg
Yes
Hill
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Marble
No
Final YES: 4 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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