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h_hie_2018a_2018-04-19t13:38:10z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1370

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Apr 19, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1370 - Lay Over


04:13:48 PM  

Representatives Esgar and Singer presented House Bill 18-1370 to the committee.  The bill limits the ability of health insurers to modify coverage for prescription drugs after the start of the year for a health plan.

04:16:27 PM  

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

04:18:11 PM  
Rachel Lee, representing CVS Health, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:21:26 PM  
Virginia Morrison Love, representing America's Health Insurance Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:25:09 PM  
David Pinkert, representing Friday Heath Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
04:26:04 PM  

Marc Reece, Aetna and the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:28:27 PM  
Ms. Lee, Mr. Reece, and Mr. Pinkert responded to committee questions.
04:36:45 PM  

Michelle Anderson, representing the Colorado Pharmacy Society, testified in opposition to the bill.

04:37:20 PM  
Kristen Stathis, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:41:48 PM  
Tiaja Pierre, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:44:01 PM  
Ronald Pierre, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:46:06 PM  
Estavan Flores, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:48:43 PM  
Thomas Stewart, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:51:40 PM  
John Armstrong, representing Komen Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:54:53 PM  
Peg Ellefson, representing Komen Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:58:03 PM  
Diane Robinson, representing the Colorado Senior Lobby, testified in support of the bill.
05:00:48 PM  
Larry Lanier, representing the Colorado Continuity of Care Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
05:03:30 PM  

Representative Ginal laid the bill over for action only at a later date.