Public Hearing on Senate Bill 637 – Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Drug Pricing

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:30 A.M.
Room 8EB 

SB 637, which requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose certain aspects of their drug pricing.


9:30 AM – Opening Comments 

9:40 AM – Health Insurers

Sam Marshall
President and CEO
Insurance Federation of PA

Arielle Phillips
Director of Government Affairs
Independence Blue Cross

Mike Yantis
Vice President, State Government Affairs

Bob Baker
Vice President, Government Affairs
Capital Blue Cross

10:00 AM – PhRMA 

Saumil J. Pandya
Senior Director
Policy and Research

10:20 AM – PA Grange

Vince Phillips

10:40 AM – PBMs

Scott Woods
Senior Director, State Affairs
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association

Heather Cascone
Director, State Affairs
Express Scripts

Nicole Julal
Regional Director Government Affairs
CVS Health

11:00 – Adjourn

Additional Testimony:

Suzanna Masartis
Executive Director
Community Liver Alliance

Carrie Hartgen
Vice President, State Government Affairs
Association for Accessible Medicines