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S.129 (Act 49)

An act relating to containing health care costs

Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
5/28/2009 - Signed by Governor on May 28, 2009
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Senate 5/28/2009 - Signed by Governor on May 28, 2009
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An act relating to containing health care costs

Detailed Status

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
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No activity found for S.129 in the 2009 - 2010 Legislative Session.

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An act relating to containing health care costs

Committee Meetings

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to containing health care costs

Meeting Full List

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Sen. Douglas A. Racine, Sponsor, Chittenden County
Harry Chen, Consultant, Health Care Reform Commission
Steve Kappel, Consultant, Health Care Reform Commission
Jim Hester, Director, Commission on Health Care Reform
Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Helen Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
Cy Jordan, Medical Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
1:00 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

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Thursday, April 9, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Helen Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
Cy Jordan, Medical Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
10:00 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA
Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
4:00 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Via phone; time approximate

Elliott Fisher MD, Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School

Friday, April 10, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:15 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Craig Jones, Director, Blueprint for Health
10:30 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Shared Decision-Making. Room 10

John Wennberg MD, Founding Editor, Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Michael Barry MD, Professor, Harvard Medical School
Karen Merrikin, Executive Director, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Accountable Care organizations - Also S.123, H.212

Jim Hester, Director, Commission on Health Care Reform
Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:15 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Marvin Malek MD, Internal Medicine
Anthony Otis, Lobbyist, Vermont Chiropractic Association

Monday, April 20, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Also S.123, H.212. Committee discussion: Variations study and shared decision-making

Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Helen Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA
Rebecca Heinz, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration
3:00 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

And S.123 and H.212. Discussion re Certificate of Need (C.O.N.)

Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Rebecca Heinz, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration
Rep. Anne B. Donahue

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:30 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Version 1.5

Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
After Adj.

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 23, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
After Adj.

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Rep. Anne Theresa O'Brien, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
Jim Hester, Director, Health Care Reform Commission
Robin Lunge, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 1, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Discussion re amendments

Rep. Thomas F. "Tom" Koch, Barre City
Megan O'Donnell, Assistant General Counsel, Fletcher Allen Health Care
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Northfield

Friday, May 1, 2009
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
1:00 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA
Jim Hester, Director, Commission on Health Care Reform

Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
5:00 PM

S.129 - An act relating to containing health care costs

Senate proposal of amendment

Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

No committee documents found for S.129 in the 2009 - 2010 Legislative Session.
An act relating to containing health care costs

Witnesses Who Testified

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Jim Hester, Director, Health Care Reform Commission
  • Robin Lunge, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Anne Theresa O'Brien, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
House Committee on Health Care
  • Michael Barry MD, Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Harry Chen, Consultant, Health Care Reform Commission
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Northfield
  • Elliott Fisher MD, Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Rebecca Heinz, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration
  • Jim Hester, Director, Commission on Health Care Reform
  • Craig Jones, Director, Blueprint for Health
  • Cy Jordan, Medical Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
  • Steve Kappel, Consultant, Health Care Reform Commission
  • Rep. Thomas F. "Tom" Koch, Barre City
  • Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Marvin Malek MD, Internal Medicine
  • Karen Merrikin, Executive Director, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington
  • Megan O'Donnell, Assistant General Counsel, Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA
  • Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Anthony Otis, Lobbyist, Vermont Chiropractic Association
  • Sen. Douglas A. Racine, Sponsor, Chittenden County
  • Helen Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
  • John Wennberg MD, Founding Editor, Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jim Hester, Director, Commission on Health Care Reform
  • Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA

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No fiscal documents found for S.129 in the 2009 - 2010 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference data found for S.129 in the 2009 - 2010 Legislative Session.

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Robin Lunge, Legislative Counsel

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