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h_hie_2018a_2018-04-27t07:34:11z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1358

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT
Date Apr 27, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



HB18-1358 - Postponed Indefinitely


07:37:47 AM  

Representatives Foote and Beckman, bill sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1358.  The bill requires health care facilities, health care providers, health insurers, and pharmacies to disclose certain rate, price, and billing information to consumers.

07:42:54 AM  
Representatives Foote and Beckman responded to committee questions.
07:52:58 AM  
Committee discussion ensued.
07:53:30 AM  

Andrew Graham, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.  Mr. Graham responded to committee questions.

07:57:09 AM  
Chris Howes, representing the Colorado EMS Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:04:42 AM  
Brad Young, representing RxPlus Pharmacies, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:05:47 AM  
Angie Baker, representing the Colorado Retail Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:08:22 AM  

Jessica Morgan, representing the Colorado Association of Health Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:09:52 AM  
Ms. Morgan responded to committee questions.
08:15:23 AM  
Joshua Ewing, representing the Colorado Hospital Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:16:40 AM  
Dana Malick, representing Phrma, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:19:51 AM  
April Giles, representing the Colorado Bioscience Association, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:21:24 AM  
Sara Orrange, representing America's Health Insurance Plans, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:23:22 AM  
Mr. Ewing and Ms. Orrange responded to committee questions.
08:29:16 AM  
Jack Teter, representing Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:31:01 AM  

Karla Garcia Gonzales, representing the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, testified in opposition to the bill.

08:32:57 AM  
Nicholas Colglazier, representing the Colorado Competitive Council, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:35:01 AM  
Emily Zadvorny, representing the Colorado Pharmacists Society, testified in opposition to the bill.
08:36:36 AM  
Mr. Teter responded to committee questions.
08:40:11 AM  
David Silverstein, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
08:41:58 AM  
Mr. Silverstein responded to committee questions.
08:47:45 AM  
Representative Ginal concluded witness testimony.
08:49:42 AM  

Representative Beckman distributed and explained amendment L.008 to the committee [Attachment B].



08:53:13 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008 [Attachment B].
Moved Beckman
Seconded Lontine
Beckman
Buckner
Covarrubias
Hooton
Humphrey
Kennedy
Landgraf
Lontine
Michaelson Jenet
Ransom
Wilson
Esgar
Ginal
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
08:54:48 AM  

Representative Ransom distributed and explained L.014 [Attachment C].



08:56:13 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 [Attachment C].
Moved Ransom
Seconded Hooton
Beckman No
Buckner No
Covarrubias No
Hooton No
Humphrey Yes
Kennedy No
Landgraf Yes
Lontine No
Michaelson Jenet No
Ransom Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar No
Ginal No
YES: 4   NO: 9   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
08:56:24 AM  
Representatives Foote and Beckman made final remarks.


09:01:48 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1358, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Beckman
Seconded Lontine
Beckman Yes
Buckner No
Covarrubias No
Hooton No
Humphrey No
Kennedy No
Landgraf No
Lontine No
Michaelson Jenet No
Ransom No
Wilson No
Esgar No
Ginal No
YES: 1   NO: 12   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


09:02:06 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 18-1358 indefinitely using a reversal of the previous roll call. There was no objection to the use of the reverse roll call, therefore, the bill was postponed indefinitely.
Moved Esgar
Seconded Kennedy
Beckman No
Buckner Yes
Covarrubias Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Kennedy Yes
Landgraf Yes
Lontine Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Ransom Yes
Wilson Yes
Esgar Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS