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C5B8F89DA4FA3ED58725823500742668 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1097

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Feb 15, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1097 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:08:42 PM  

Representatives Danielson and Catlin, co-prime sponsors, explained House Bill 18-1097 to the committee.  The bill concerns the ability of a person eligible for prescription drug benefits to choose the pharmacy at which to fill a prescription drug. 

02:11:30 PM  

Representatives Catlin and Danielson responded to committee questions.  Committee discussion ensued.

02:23:34 PM  

Yelana Love, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to answer questions concerning the bill. 

02:32:24 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
02:39:05 PM  
Rachael Lee, representing CVS Health, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:45:09 PM  

Patrick Boyle, representing Express Scripts, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:45:43 PM  

Ms. Lee and Mr. Boyle responded to committee questions.

02:50:50 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
02:53:23 PM  

Ki Davis, representing Harris Pharmacy, testified in support of the bill.

03:08:32 PM  
Mr. Davis responded to committee questions.
03:11:47 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
03:20:00 PM  
Tom Davis, representing Eads Pharmacy, testified in support of the bill.
03:29:52 PM  
Mr. Davis responded to committee questions.
03:32:39 PM  

Selena Owen, representing GEM Pharmacy and RX Plus, testified in support of the bill.

03:44:09 PM  
Ms. Owen responded to committee questions.
03:46:53 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
03:49:04 PM  
Heidi Hanes, representing the ARC of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:02:01 PM  
Ms. Hanes responded to committee questions.
04:04:09 PM  

Barb Cardell, representing the Colorado Organization Responding to AIDs, testified in support of the bill.

04:05:48 PM  

Ms. Cardell responded to committee questions.

04:08:44 PM  

Rebecca Cranston, representing the Northern Colorado Health Network, testified in support of the bill.

04:12:34 PM  

Tony Gagliardi, representing the National Federation of Independent Business, testified in support of the bill.

04:16:24 PM  

Jeanette Hensley, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.

04:20:18 PM  

Ms. Hensley responded to committee questions.

04:21:51 PM  

Bridget Flavin, representing Anthem Blue Cross, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:23:20 PM  

Ms. Flavin responded to committee questions.

04:26:36 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.

04:32:28 PM  

Bill Skewes, representing the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr Skewes responded to committee questions.

04:43:33 PM  

Nick Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.  Mr. Colglazier responded to committee questions.

04:50:21 PM  

Sara Orrange, representing America's Health Insurance Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:51:58 PM  

Marc Reese, representing the Colorado Association of Health Care Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:55:49 PM  

Mr. Reece and Ms. Orrange responded to commitee questions.

04:59:23 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.

05:06:39 PM  

Representatives Catlin and Danielson made closing remarks.

05:07:17 PM  

Committee members commented on the bill.



05:38:27 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1097 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Valdez
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias No
Humphrey No
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf No
Lontine Yes
Ransom No
Roberts Yes
Valdez Yes
Wilson No
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 6   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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