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h_hie_2017a_2017-03-09t13:33:52z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/09/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1186



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B) to House Bill

Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment C) to House Bill

Refer House Bill 17-1186, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

Pass Without Objection

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














The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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