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F5F6F7B07A51D4FC8725883A001943C8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1370

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS
Date May 5, 2022      
Location SCR 352



HB22-1370 - Committee Discussion Only


10:36:10 PM  
Senator Buckner and Senator Winter, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 22-1370. The bill modifies prescription drug coverages, prohibits changes in a carrier’s prescription drug coverage formulary during the plan year, and requires reporting and analysis on prescription drug rebates.
10:43:06 PM  
Senator Coleman proceeded
with witness testimony on the bill. Submitted testimony on the bill may
be found in Attachment I.
10:43:13 PM  
Jason Hopfer, representing Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill. Katelin Lucariello , representing Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America, testified to amend the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
10:59:11 PM  
Executive Director Kim Bimestefer, representing Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing, testified in support of the bill. Rebecca Gillett, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Danielle McDermott, representing self, testified in support of the bill. Rachel Peterson, representing self, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
11:13:23 PM  
John Christen, representing self, testified in support of the bill. RJ Ours, representing the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, testified in support of the bill. Commissioner Michael Conway, representing the Colorado Division of Insurance, testified in support of the bill. The witness panel responded to committee questions.
11:29:47 PM  
The bill sponsors commented on the bill.
11:30:02 PM  
The chair laid the bill over for action.






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