HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 914

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Requires a health carrier with a network plan to maintain a network that is sufficient in numbers with appropriate types of providers to ensure that covered persons have access to covered services.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 248

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Requires all health insurers, including health benefits plans under chapter 87A, HRS, to disclose on their public web sites any standards, criteria, or information used for making preauthorization decisions.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 156

Status

RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENT OF PHARMACISTS.

Requires insurers, mutual and fraternal benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to recognize services provided by pharmacists.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 1406

Status

RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.

Amends the definition of "practice of pharmacy."

 

HLT, JUD

HB 1444

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.

Requires pharmacy benefit managers to register with the insurance commissioner.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 676

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes pharmacists to prescribe and administer the human papillomavirus vaccine to persons between eleven and seventeen years of age. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to administering the human papillomavirus vaccine.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 1299

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes a pharmacy to provide a customized patient medication package to any patient of an institutional facility or any member of the general public, subject to certain conditions.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair