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H_HIE_2017A 03/09/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT

Date: 03/09/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:33 PM to 03:20 PM
Beckman
X
Buckner
X
Place: HCR 0107
Covarrubias
X
Humphrey
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Jackson
X
Representative Ginal
Kennedy
X
Landgraf
X
This Report was prepared by
Lontine
X
Vanessa Conway
Ransom
X
Esgar
X
Ginal
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB17-033

HB17-1186

SB17-137
Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Referred to House Appropriations





01:34 PM -- SB 17-033



Representative Lawrence presented Senate Bill 17-033, along with a strike-below amendment (Attachment A). The reengrossed bill allows a professional nurse to delegate to another person, after appropriate training, the dispensing authority of an over-the-counter (OTC) medication to a minor with the signed consent of the minor's parent or guardian. In order to delegate, the professional nurse must have written authorization, which may include standing orders, from the health care provider with prescriptive authority. It also allows advanced practice nurses to delegate medical functions to a professional nurse or practical nurse, consistent with the medical plan prescribed by a physician, podiatrist, or dentist.



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01:38 PM --
Edie Busam, representing Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists, testified in support of the bill.



01:39 PM --
Diana Protopapa, representing the Colorado Association of School Nurses, testified in support of the bill.







01:40 PM --
Kelly Grenham, representing the Colorado Association of School Nurses, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB17-033
TIME: 01:50:05 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment A) to Senate Bill 17-033. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Esgar
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: SB17-033
TIME: 01:50:47 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-033, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









01:52 PM -- HB 17-1186



Representatives Pettersen and Landgraf presented House Bill 17-1186 and distributed amendments L.001 and L.002 (Attachments B and C). The bill requires health insurance plans that are mandated to cover contraceptives to provide reimbursement to an in-network provider or dispensing entity for:



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• 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.



02:07 PM --
Dr. Kim Warner, representing Kaiser Permanente, testified in support of the bill.



02:15 PM --
Dr. Rebecca Cohen, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:18 PM --
Dick Brown, representing the Colorado Chapter of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, testified in support of the bill.



02:21 PM --
Regan Byrd, representing 9 to 5, testified in support of the bill.



02:27 PM --
Katie Mills, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Elin Kondrad, representing Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, testified in support of the bill.



02:38 PM --
Gabby Butterfield, representing Planned Parenthood, testified in support of the bill.



02:46 PM --
Sarah Barnes, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.



02:48 PM --
Caitlin Westerson, representing Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, testified in support of the bill.





02:50 PM



Dr. Cohen returned to answer committee questions.







02:54 PM



Representative Pettersen explained L.001 (Attachment B).

BILL: HB17-1186
TIME: 02:54:35 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B) to House Bill 17-1186. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection











02:55 PM



Representative Pettersen explained L.002 (Attachment C).

BILL: HB17-1186
TIME: 02:55:50 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C) to House Bill 17-1186. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Humphrey
Jackson
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Ransom
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: HB17-1186
TIME: 02:59:46 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1186, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 8-3.
SECONDED: Lontine
VOTE
Beckman
No
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
No
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
No
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 8 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS









03:05 PM -- SB 17-137



Representative Jackson presented Senate Bill 17-137 to the committee. The bill continues the Colorado Health Service Corps Advisory Council indefinitely. The advisory council is scheduled to repeal on July 1, 2017.



03:09 PM -- Jennifer Miles, representing Community Health Centers, Colorado Rural Health Center, and Colorado Behavioral Health Council, and Stephen Holloway, representing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB17-137
TIME: 03:17:50 PM
MOVED: Beckman
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 17-137 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Covarrubias
VOTE
Beckman
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Covarrubias
Yes
Humphrey
Yes
Jackson
Yes
Kennedy
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS






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