s_sa_2018a_2018-05-04t14:55:21z3 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2018A/commsumm.nsfPUBLICBILL SUMMARY For HB18-1392SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRSDate May 4, 2018 Location SCR 357 HB18-1392 - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment A http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2018A/commsumm.nsf/0/102ED63BB13C...$File/18SenateState0504AttachA.pdf?OpenElement 18SenateState0504AttachA.pdf 03:55:35 PM Senator Donovan and Senator Coram, co-prime sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1392 to the committee. The bill requires the Commissioner of Insurance to seek federal approval to establish a reinsurance program to lower health insurance premiums. 04:12:36 PM Rebecca Weiss, representing Anthem, testified against the bill. 04:14:36 PM Loren Furman, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified against the bill. 04:15:36 PM Marc Reece, representing Aetna, testified against the bill. 04:16:36 PM Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federation of Independent Business, testified against the bill. 04:26:18 PM Mr. Reece responded to comments from the committee. 04:28:41 PM Mr. Gagliardi responded to questions from the committee. 04:29:22 PM Travis Berry, Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill. 04:31:27 PM Michael Conway, representing the Division of Insurance, Department of Regulatory Agencies, testified in support of the bill. 04:35:27 PM Commissioner Rachel Richards, representing Pitkin County and Counties and Commissioners Acting Together, testified in support of the bill. She provided a packet of handouts to the committee [Attachment A]. 04:37:16 PM Commissioner Richard Cimino, representing Grand County, testified in support of the bill. 04:37:48 PM Mr. Conway responded to committee member comments. 04:41:03 PM Gini Pingenot, representing Colorado Counties, Inc., testified in support of the bill. 04:46:58 PM Bethany Pray, representing the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, testified in support of the bill. 04:49:36 PM Kevin Burns, representing Vail Resorts, testified in support of the bill. 04:49:50 PM Senators Coram and Donovan wrapped up their presentation of the bill. The chair laid the bill over for action later in the calendar.