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House Health and Human Services Committee - February 25, 2019
210 Senate Building
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Chair Daw called the meeting to order at 8:11 a.m.
Rep. Hollins moved to approve the minutes of the February 19, 2019 meeting.
H.B. 370 Pharmacy Benefit Manager Amendments (Ray, P.)
Rep. Paul Ray presented the bill.
Flow of payment for Insulin
Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, CVS Health, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Frank Pignaneli, Express Scripts, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Kelly Atkinson, Executive Director, Utah Health Insurance Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Stephen Foxley, Regence BlueCross BlueShield, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Rep. Thurston moved to pass H.B. 370 out favorably.
H.B. 344 Student Asthma Relief Amendments (Wheatley, M.)
Rep. Mark A. Wheatley presented the bill with the assistance of Dr. Debbie Sigman, Executive Director, Breathe Utah, and Ms. Elizabeth Hinkson, Utah Department of Health, Utah State Board of Education (USBE), State School Nurse Consultant.
Stock Albuterol is critical for Asthma Emergencies
Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Larissa Johnson Brown, public school teacher, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Thurston moved to amend H.B. 344 with Amendment #1.
Rep. Shipp moved to pass H.B. 344 out favorably.
H.B. 348 Utah Emergency Medical Services System Act Amendments (Christofferson, K.)
Rep. Kay J. Christofferson presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Guy Dansie, Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Program Director, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness, Utah Department of Health.
Mr. Mike Moffit, President, Gold Cross Ambulence, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Eddie Hales, American Fork Fire Department, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Ward moved to amend H.B. 348 with Amendment #1.
Rep. Judkins moved to pass H.B. 348 out favorably.
1st Sub. S.B. 47 Placement of Minors Amendments (Fillmore, L.)
Sen. Lincoln Fillmore presented the bill.
Rep. Ward moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 47 out favorably.
S.B. 105 Hemp and Cannabinoid Act Amendments (Vickers, E.)
Sen. Evan J. Vickers presented the bill.
Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to pass S.B. 105 out favorably.
S.C.R. 3 Concurrent Resolution Regarding the Public Employees' Health Plans (Hemmert, D.)
Sen. Daniel Hemmert presented the bill.
Mr. Todd Losser, Executive Director, Utah Public Employees Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. R. Chet Loftis, Director, Utah Public Employees Health Plan (PEHP), spoke to the bill.
Rep. Eliason moved to pass S.C.R. 3 out favorably.
Rep. Miles moved to adjourn.
Chair Daw adjourned the meeting at 9:27 A.M.
Recording 1 - Low Quality