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h_phc_2016a_2016-03-22t13:35:00z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/22/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1326



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D). The motion p

Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1326, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS

Pass Without Objection

PASS

PASS







01:36 PM -- HB 16-1326



Representative Primavera and Representative Willet, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 16-1326 to the committee. The bill makes changes to the requirements for contracts between health insurance carriers that provide benefits for physical rehabilitation services and intermediaries that are contracted to perform certain cost and utilization management duties on behalf of a carrier.



01:46 PM




Representative Primavera distributed three amendments to the committee: L.001, L.002 , and L.003 (Attachments A, B, and C), and explained them to the committee.



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01:52 PM



Representative Primavera and Representative Willet responded to questions from the committee.



01:59 PM --
Charlie Sheffield, Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.



02:06 PM --
Janet Pogar, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, testified in opposition to the bill.



02:11 PM



Ms. Pogar and Mr. Sheffield responded to questions from the committee. Representative Primavera responded to questions.



02:23 PM



Representative Willet commented on the bill.



02:25 PM



Committee discussion continued with Ms. Pogar and Mr. Sheffield. Representative Primavera commented on the bill.



02:32 PM --
Dan O'Connell, Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. O'Connell responded to questions from the committee.



02:41 PM --
Patrick Boyle, Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Boyle responded to questions from the committee.



02:52 PM



Representative Primavera commented on the bill. Committee discussion with Mr. Boyle ensued.



02:56 PM



Kristen Forrestal, Office of Legislative Legal Services, responded to questions from the committee.



02:59 PM



Representative Primavera explained amendment L.004 and distributed it to the committee (Attachment D). Ms. Forrestal commented on the amendment.



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03:00 PM -- Dr. Tim Flynn, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.



03:05 PM --
Pamela DiPasquale, Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.



03:10 PM --
Debra Wells, Alzheimer's Association, testified in support of the bill.



03:14 PM --
Dr. Audrey Waldron, American Physical Therapy Association, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Waldron responded to questions from the committee.



03:22 PM --
Dr. Cameron MacDonald, Colorado Physical Therapy Association, testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout to the committee (Attachment E).



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03:30 PM --
Toni Panetta, Susan G. Komen Colorado, testified regarding the bill. Ms. Panetta responded to questions from the committee.



03:38 PM --
Ken Summers, American Physical Therapy Association, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Summers responded to questions from the committee. Representative Primavera commented on the discussion.



03:57 PM



Representative Primavera explained amendment L.005 and distributed it to the committee (Attachment F).



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04:01 PM



Representative Landgraf explained amendment L.001 (Attachment A) to the committee. The committee discussed the amendment.

BILL: HB16-1326
TIME: 04:03:32 PM
MOVED: Landgraf
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A). The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





04:07 PM



Representative Primavera discussed amendment L.003 (Attachment C) with the committee.

BILL: HB16-1326
TIME: 04:08:14 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment C). The motion passed on a vote of 11-2.
SECONDED: Tyler
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 11 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: HB16-1326
TIME: 04:09:23 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F). The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Moreno
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS


BILL: HB16-1326
TIME: 04:11:56 PM
MOVED: Moreno
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment D). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Tyler
VOTE
Conti
Danielson
Everett
Ginal
Joshi
Landgraf
Leonard
Moreno
Pettersen
Tyler
Windholz
Singer
Primavera
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





04:12 PM



Representative Willet and Representative Primavera made concluding remarks on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1326
TIME: 04:26:47 PM
MOVED: Primavera
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1326, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 10-3.
SECONDED: Landgraf
VOTE
Conti
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Everett
No
Ginal
Yes
Joshi
No
Landgraf
Yes
Leonard
No
Moreno
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Singer
Yes
Primavera
Yes
Final YES: 10 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS












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