HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE

TAPE LOG

 

March 28, 2007   Hearing Room E

3:00 P.M.  Tapes 29 - 31

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Mitch Greenlick, Chair

Rep. Tina Kotek, Vice-Chair

Rep. Dennis Richardson, Vice-Chair

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Rep. Ben Cannon

Rep. Linda Flores

Rep. Sara Gelser

Rep. Ron Maurer

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Scott Bruun

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

Erin Seiler, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

Health Care Reform: Overview & Update on Other State Initiatives – Informational Meeting

HB 2867 – Work Session

HB 2524 - Work Session

                        HB 3290 – Public Hearing

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

29A

001

Chair Greenlick opens the meeting at 3:04 p.m.

HEALTH CARE REFORM: OVERVIEW & UPDATE ON OTHER STATE INITIATIVES – INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

012

Sally Pipes, President, Pacific Research Institute (EXHIBIT A)

 

310

Ms. Pipes (EXHIBIT B)

 

322

Chair Greenlick

 

330

Nora Leibowitz, Policy Analyst, Office for Oregon Health Policy  Research (OOHPR)

 

333

Dr. Jeanene Smith, Director, OOHPR

 

336

Ms. Leibowitz (EXHIBIT C)

30A

065

Dr. Smith

 

078

Rep. Cannon

 

081

Ms. Pipes

 

083

Rep. Cannon

30A

085

Ms. Pipes

 

091

Rep. Cannon

 

099

Chair Greenlick

 

101

Ms. Leibowitz

 

125

Dr. Smith

 

130

Ms. Pipes

 

144

Rep. Maurer

 

157

Ms. Pipes

 

178

Rep. Maurer

 

198

Ms. Pipes

 

234

Chair Greenlick

 

237

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

252

Ms. Pipes

 

273

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

285

Chair Greenlick

 

294

Ms. Pipes

 

322

Chair Greenlick

 

325

Ms. Pipes

 

331

Chair Greenlick

 

333

Ms. Pipes

 

360

Dr. Smith

 

384

Rep. Gelser

 

396

Ms. Pipes

 

404

Rep. Gelser

 

419

Ms. Pipes

The information was submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Sally Pipes, President, Pacific Research Institute (EXHIBIT D)

 

 

Sally Pipes, President, Pacific Research Institute (EXHIBIT E)

29B

007

Chair Greenlick

HB 2867 – WORK SESSION

 

020

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

 

033

Chair Greenlick

 

037

Kathleen Cosgrove, Lobbyist, Oregon Dental Hygienist Association

 

042

Margi Hoffmann, Lobbyist, Oregon Dental Association

 

047

Chair Greenlick

 

053

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves to AMEND HB 2867 on page 2, in line 20, after "at least," insert "2500".

 

055

VOTE:  8-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Bruun

 

 

Chair Greenlick, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

29B

059

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves HB  2867 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

062

Rep. Maurer

 

066

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

084

VOTE:  8-0-1

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  1 - Bruun

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. MAURER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

087

Chair Greenlick

 

090

Rep. Maurer

 

097

Rep. Gelser

`

103

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

105

Rep. Gelser

 

110

Chair Greenlick

HB 2524 – WORK SESSION

 

112

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT F)

 

128

Chair Greenlick

 

136

Bruce Bishop, State Legislative Director, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

 

157

Chair Greenlick

 

158

Tina Edlund, Deputy Administrator, Office for Oregon Health Policy  Research

 

164

Lauren Rhoades, Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Oregon Health Care Association

 

170

Chair Greenlick

 

177

Ms. Rhoades

 

185

Rep. Maurer

 

192

Mr. Bishop

 

205

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

208

Ms. Edlund

 

210

Chair Greenlick

 

212

Ms. Thiele-Cirka

 

217

Rep. Flores

 

221

Chair Greenlick

 

226

Rep. Flores

 

236

Ms. Thiele-Cirka

 

243

Chair Greenlick 

29B

246

Ms. Edlund

 

248

Chair Greenlick

 

254

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves to ADOPT HB 2524-6 amendments dated 03/28/07.

 

255

Rep. Bonamici

 

266

Chair Greenlick

 

270

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

275

VOTE:  8-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Bruun

 

 

Chair Greenlick, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

277

Chair Greenlick

 

292

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

294

Chair Greenlick

 

303

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

306

Chair Greenlick

HB 3290 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

320

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

 

331

Kevin Earls, Vice-President of Policy and Advocacy, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (EXHIBIT G)

30B

090

Mr. Earls (EXHIBIT H)

 

110

Chair Greenlick

 

117

Mr. Earls

 

124

Chair Greenlick

 

125

Tina Edlund, Deputy Administrator, Office for Oregon Health Policy  Research

 

134

Rep. Bonamici

 

139

Mr. Earls

 

161

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

169

Mr. Earls

 

174

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

177

Mr. Earls

 

185

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

192

Mr. Earls

 

216

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

221

Ms. Edlund

 

233

Rep. Cannon

 

252

Mr. Earls

 

281

Chair Greenlick

 

290

Rep. Gelser

30B

315

Chair Greenlick

 

325

Ms. Edlund

 

350

Chair Greenlick

 

352

Ms. Edlund

 

357

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

364

Chair Greenlick

 

371

Rep. Flores

 

378

Ms. Edlund

 

406

Rep. Flores

 

408

Chair Greenlick

 

421

Ellen Pinney, Health Policy Advocate, Oregon Health Action Campaign (EXHIBIT I)

31A

048

Ms. Pinney (EXHIBIT J)

 

092

Maribeth Healey, Executive Director, Oregonians for Health Security (EXHIBIT K)

 

095

Marcia Kelley, Legislative Coordinator, American Association of University Women

 

152

Sybil Hebb, Attorney, Oregon Law Center (EXHIBIT L)

 

175

Rep. Flores

 

180

Ms. Hebb

 

195

Chair Greenlick (EXHIBIT M)

 

213

Chair Greenlick adjourns the meeting at 5:16 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Health Care Reform: Overview & Update on Other State Initiatives, written testimony, Sally Pipes, 9 pp
  2. Health Care Reform: Overview & Update on Other State Initiatives, What States Can Do to Reform Health Care: A Free-Market Primer, Sally Pipes, 128 pp
  3. Health Care Reform: Overview & Update on Other State Initiatives, Other State Approaches to Health Care Reform spreadsheet, Nora Leibowitz, 2 pp
  4. Health Care Reform: Overview & Update on Other State Initiatives, informational packet, 18 pp
  5. Health Care Reform: Overview & Update on Other State Initiatives, Miracle Cure: How to Solve America’s Health Care Crisis and Why Canada Isn’t The Answer book, Sally Pipes, 221 pp
  6. HB 2524, -6 amendments, staff, 8 pp
  7. HB 3290, written testimony, Kevin Earls, 2 pp
  8. HB 3290, -2 amendments, Kevin Earls, 1 p
  9. HB 3290, written testimony, Ellen Pinney, 3 pp
  10. HB 3290, -1 amendments, Ellen Pinney, 3 pp
  11. HB 3290, written testimony, Maribeth Healey, 2 pp
  12. HB 3290, written testimony, Sybil Hebb, 1 p
  13. HB 3290, written testimony of Alexandra Bradbury, staff, 3 pp