Weekly Policy Update: State Legislators Introduce Bill to Extend Innovative Industries Internship Program

State legislators introduced a bill this week to extend the Innovative Industries Internship Program for another five years. The program was created in 2015 to meet the critical needs of Colorado’s lo...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA Meets with Federal Policymakers to Discuss the Role of Medtech in Value-Based Healthcare

CBSA was in DC this week representing Colorado’s life sciences ecosystem as part of the AdvaMed Fly-in. It was a great opportunity to meet with the Colorado delegation offices and advocate for federal...

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Weekly Policy Update: Health Care Stakeholders Convene to Discuss Total Cost of Care Legislation

At a stakeholder meeting on Tuesday the Colorado Hospital Association walked through their draft proposal for a total cost of care model in Colorado. Based on programs already operating in Oregon and...

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Weekly Policy Update: Drug Price Transparency and Drug Importation Bills Pass Health Committees

CBSA was at the Colorado State Capitol again this week to voice our concerns about legislation focused on drug price transparency and prescription drug importation. House Bill 1160, Drug Price Transpa...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA Represents Colorado’s Life Sciences Ecosystem in Senate Committee Hearings

This week, CBSA weighed in on Senate Bill 10, Repeal Ban on Local Government Regulation of Plastics, to ensure life-saving medicines and medical devices are not impacted by local regulations on single...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA Opposes Expanded Prescription Drug Importation Program

Last week Senator Joann Ginal introduced Senate Bill 119, Expand Canadian Prescription Drug Import Program. The bill builds on legislation that was enacted last session, that directed the Dept. of Hea...

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Weekly Policy Update: Drug Price Transparency Bills Introduced in the House and Senate

Over the past week, state legislators have introduced two drug price transparency bills that could impact our life sciences community. The first bill (SB20-107) was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Jo...

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Weekly Policy Update: New Legislation Impacting Colorado’s Life Sciences Ecosystem

The CBSA team is hard at work advocating on behalf of Colorado’s life sciences ecosystem. After the first full week of the legislative session, here’s an update on where we’re engaging and why. CBSA L...

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Weekly Policy Update: Colorado Policymakers Outline Top Priorities for 2020 Session

Colorado lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Wednesday for the start of the 2020 legislative session, where both parties laid out their top priorities. After calling for civility and bipartisanship,...

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Weekly Policy Update: CBSA’s Priorities for the 2020 Legislative Session

January 8th marks the first day of Colorado’s 2020 legislative session, but CBSA has already been hard at work advocating on behalf of our members and the patients they serve. This session, we will co...

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