Senate Health and Human Services Committee - February 26, 2018

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Fillmore called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2018.
 S.B. 224 Medical Treatment Prior Authorization (Vickers, E.)
 Sen. Vickers explained the bill with assistance of Jennifer Dailey-Provost, Utah Academy of Family Physicians, and Michelle McOmber, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical Association.
 Mr. Brian Allen, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Eric Cannon, Vice President, Pharmacy Benefits, Select Health, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. Joshua Stolow, Rheumatologist, Board Member, Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Stephen Foxley, Director of Government of Relations, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Marc Watterson, Director of Government Relations, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Zehnder moved to pass S.B. 224 out favorably.
 H.B. 322 Non-emergency Patient Transportation Safety Amendments (Redd, E.)
 Sen. Zehnder moved to replace H.B. 322 with 1st Substitute H.B. 322.
 Sen. Zehnder moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 322 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Redd explained the bill with the assistance of Nate Thompson, Paramedic Captain, Logan Fire Department.
 Mr. Ryan Loose, City Attorney, South Jordan, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Michael Moffitt, President, Gold Cross Ambulance spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 322, as amended, out favorably.
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn.
 Chair Fillmore adjourned the meeting at 9:59 a.m.
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