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H.202 (Act 48)

An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Rep. Mark Larson
5/26/2011 - Signed by Governor on 5/26/2011
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House 5/26/2011 - Signed by Governor on 5/26/2011
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An act relating to a universal and unified health system

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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An act relating to a universal and unified health system

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Defining the Problem

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Medicaid Overview/Catamount Funding and Revenues. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare, Room 11

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Susan Besio, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

History of Healthcare Reform Efforts. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare. Room 10.

Susan Besio, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

ACA Overview, plus Health Insurance Exchanges. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare. Room 10. federal Affordable Care Act.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Betsy Forrest, Health Care Affordability Project Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Sean Londergan, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:10 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

The Catamount Health Balance Sheet

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, January 14, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Act 128 Review

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Cost Shift. Joint with Senate Health and Welfare. Room 11.

Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Michael Davis, Director of Cost Containment, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
11:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Cost Drivers. Joint with Senate Health and Welfare. Room 11.

Steven Kappel MPA, Consultant, Policy Integrity, LLC
3:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Affordable Care Act, Fiscal implications

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Act 128 Draft report on Health Care System Design Joint briefing in House Chamber

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Act 128 Draft report on Health Care System Design. Room 11. Joint meeting with Senate Health and Welfare Committee

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
2:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Health Information Technology/Health Information Exchange

Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
David Cochran MD, President and CEO
3:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

BISHCA Household Health Insurance Survey

Dian Kahn, Director, Analysis and Data Management, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Act 128 Draft report on Health Care System Design. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare. Room 11.

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Friday, January 21, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Accountable Care Organizations. Introduction to ACOs.

James Hester, Senior Advisor, Innovation Center, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

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10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Overview of health care payment reform. Joint with Senate Health and Welfare, Room 11.

Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
3:15 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Medicaid and Medicare Waivers

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Integrated Health Care Delivery Introduction to the Vermont Blueprint for Health. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare. Room 11.

Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Dana Kraus MD, Blueprint Physician Advisory Committee
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Integrated Health Care Delivery Blueprint discussion, continued.


3:15 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Primary Care Workforce Development

Steve Maier, Health Care Reform Manager, Div. of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Elizabeth Cote, Director, Area Health Education Centers, UVM College of Medicine (AHEC)
Donald Swartz, Director for Public Health Planning and Performance Improvement, Vermont Department of Health

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Hunt Blair, Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Dana Kraus MD, Blueprint Physician Advisory Committee

Thursday, January 27, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Vermont Health Care Claims Uniform Reporting and Evaluation System (VHCURES)

Dian Kahn, Director of Analysis and Data Management, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
10:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Integrated Health Care Delivery--Payment Reform.

Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
2:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Health Insurance Exchanges

Robin Lunge, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
3:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Hospital Budgets and the Budget Review Process--BISHCA's rate review process in general

David Martini, Assistant General Counsel & Dir. of Consumer Protec. Programs, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Thomas Crompton, Health Care Administrator, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Friday, January 28, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Integrated Health Care Delivery--Payment Reform.

Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
11:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Variations in Patterns of Health Care

Sharon Williams, Executive Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)

Friday, January 28, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Health Care Claims Administration at the Dept. of Vt. Health Access (DVHA)--DVHA's EDS/HP contract

Susan Besio, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Lori Collins, Deputy Director for Administration and Fiscal Policy, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
2:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Integrated Health Care Delivery--Bi-State Primary Care Association: Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and other community-based primary care services.

Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Grant Whitmer, Executive Director, Community Health Centers of Rutland
3:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act--PPACA: employer mandates, individual mandates, and small business tax credits

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

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Hunt Blair, Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Medical Malpractice

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act)--Room 11, Joint with Senate Health & Welfare Committee

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:45 AM

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BISHCA's Three-Year Health Expenditure Forecast 2010-2013. Ends at 11:00 AM. Room 11, Joint with Senate Health & Welfare.

Michael Davis, Director of Hospital Regulatory Operations, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Quality Improvement in Medical Care

Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health

Friday, February 4, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Friday, February 4, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Payment Reform Report. Room 11, Joint with Senate Health and Welfare. Ends at 11:30.

Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
1:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Hospital Budgets and the Budget Review Process--Cost containment and BISHCA's hospital budget review process

Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Michael Davis, Director of Hospital Regulatory Operations, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Presentation and overview of new bill. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare, Room 11.

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
2:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Principles for health care reform

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Governor's Health Care Reform bill: Walk-through of bill. Joint with Senate Health and Welfare, in House Chamber.

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
2:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Health Information Technology/Health Information Exchange

Hans Kastensmith, Principal, Capitol Health Associates
Hunt Blair, Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
3:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Discussion of the Principles

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
10:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
10:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Exchanges. Joint with Senate Health and Welfare, Room 10.

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
2:00 PM

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The health insurance exchange

Catherine Z. Davis, Director of Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
3:00 PM

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Discussion on the exchange, cont. Times are approximate.

Mark Hage, Member Benefits Director, Vermont-NEA
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
David Sichel, Deputy Director of Group Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Friday, February 11, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Friday, February 11, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Vermont Health Reform Board. Joint with Senate Health and Welfare, and House Government Operations, Room 11. (Wallack via phone)

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Discussion of Board, continued. Joint with House Government Operations, Room 45.

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Exchange

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Betsy Forrest, Health Care Affordability Project Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
2:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Exchange

Kevin Goddard, President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Tom McKeown, Executive Director, Business Resource Services
3:30 PM

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Proposal to move positions from DCF to DVHA

Doug Racine, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Richard Giddings, Field Service Director, Department for Children and Families
Susan Besio, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
David Yacovone, Commissioner, Department for Children & Families
4:00 PM

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Committee discussion



Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:45 AM

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Proposal to change Medicaid Advisory Board

Kay VanWoert, Chair, Medicaid Advisory Board
9:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Medical Malpractice.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
10:00 AM

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Committee discussion, re the Exchange.

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
11:15 AM

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Perspective from Vt. League of Cities and Towns

William Shepeluk, President, Vermont League of Cities and Towns, Health Trust
2:30 PM

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Exchange

Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retailers Association
William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
Committee Discussion

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Hans Kastensmith, Principal, Capitol Health Associates
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

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Senate Chamber. Green Mountain Care/Single Payer. Joint with Senate Health & Welfare.

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee discussion

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
11:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee discussion


1:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

The Exchange

Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
Sunaina Menawat, Business Development Manager, MAXIMUS
Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
3:00 PM

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Vermont Health Reform Board. Witness via phone.

Stuart Altman PhD, Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis Univ.
3:30 PM

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Exchange

Marjorie Power, Member, Older Women's League

Friday, February 18, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

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Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC
11:00-12:30

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Jonathan Gruber PhD, Professor of Economics
Nic Rockler, Principal, Kavet, Rockler and Associates
Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC

Friday, February 18, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

PPACA rating changes, risk pools, & current regulation of markets

Clifford Peterson, General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 p.m.

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Review Bill

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee discussion.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee discussion and markup


2:00 PM

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Afternoon testimony will be in the Committee room, Room 45. 2:30: Nolan Langweil on the Hsiao Report.

Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
John O'Kane, Manager of Community Affairs and Government Relations, IBM Corporation, Essex Junction, Vermont
Elizabeth Cote, Director, Area Health Education Centers, UVM College of Medicine (AHEC)
Robert Murray, Chair, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee markup

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Chris Louras, Mayor, Rutland City
10:30 AM

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Committee markup


3:15 PM

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Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Committee Discussion

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 Mins. after House Adj.

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Eligibility unit from DCF to DVHA (Sections 5 & 6)

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
David Yacovone, Commissioner, Department for Children & Families
Betsy Forrest, Health Care Affordability Project Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

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Committee markup and discussion


1:00 PM

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Section 17-24, Statewide Preferred Drug List.

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
2:00 PM

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JFO response to Act 128 "Hsiao Report"; impacts of H.202

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

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Section 17-24, Statewide Preferred Drug List

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
3:30 PM

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Committee markup



Friday, February 25, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Section 3 Vermont Health Reform Board Section 4 Public Private Single-Payer System Section 11 Health System Planning, Regulation and Public Health Section 13 Workforce Issues Section 25 Health Care System Reform; Improving Quality and Affordability Section 26 Duties of Department of Health

Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
9:30 AM

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Vermont Medical Society, re Board, Green Mountain health, Integration Plan, Financing Plans, H.I.T., Medical malpractice, etc.

Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
10:45 AM

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Brief planning re the Public Hearing March 7


11:00 AM

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Committee markup


11:30 AM

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Hsiao team's responses to Committee's questions re the Act 128 Hsiao Report

Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC
1:00 PM

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Afternoon testimony is in Room 10

David Kreindler, Vermont Workers' Center
Mari Cordes, President, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals
Peg Franzen, Montpelier, Vermont Workers' Center
1:45 PM

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Committee discussion and markup



Friday, February 25, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:00 AM

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Committee discussoin



Monday, March 7, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
6:00 PM

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THE PUBLIC HEARING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MONDAY, MARCH 14. TIME: 6:00-8:00 pm LOCATIONS: All the Vermont Interactive TV locations around the state. Please see www.vitlink.org



Monday, March 7, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

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Public Hearing on health care reform, 6:00-8:00 PM. Joint Hearing of Senate Health & Welfare and House Health Care Committees, statewide, at every site of the Vermont Interactive TV network. To testify, simply show up and sign up. Information re each site: http://www.vitlink.org



Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:45 AM

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(Miller, 11:00, by phone)

Marvin Malek MD, Formerly of, People's Health and Wellness Clinic, Barre
Robert Davis, Vermont Acupuncture Association
David Sichel, Deputy Director of Group Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Jim Miller, Vice President of Policy and Strategy Management, Policy Study, Inc.
Donna Sutton Fay, Chittenden County Field Staff, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
2:00 PM

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Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Matt Riven, Director of Budget and Management, Department of Finance & Management
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Elaine Erenrich-Rosenburg, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America/New England Chapter
Michael O'Connor, Parkinson's Disease Foundation

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

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Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Craig Jones, Director, Vermont Blueprint for Health
Tim Johnson, Vermont Optometric Association
Ellen Oxfeld, Middlebury
Tina Shoup, Attorney
Chris Maley, Vermont Association for Justice (Trial Lawyers)
Bernie Noe ND, Naturopathic Physician, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Elizabeth Wennar, CEO, United Health Alliance, Bennington
1:00 PM

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Melinda Estes, President and CEO, Fletcher Allen Health Care
Claudio Fort, President, North Country Health System, Newport
Kevin Goddard, President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Don George, President and CEO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Rob Penney MD, President, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians
Peg Franzen, President, Vermont Workers' Center
Marty Irons, Vermont Pharmacists Association
Julia McDaniel, Doctor of Chiropractic
3:30 PM

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Committee markup



Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:45 AM

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Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

John M. Roy, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Vermont
Peggy Carey MD, Vermont Interim Chair, Physicians for a National Health Program
9:50 AM

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Committee markup, until noon


1:00 PM

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Committee markup 1:00-5:00 PM after dental testimony

Peter Taylor, Executive Director, Vermont Dental Society
George Richardson, Pediatric Dentist, Timberlane Dental Group

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Clifford Peterson, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Joshua Slen, Senior Consultant, Bailit Health Purchasing
William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
Kevin Goddard, President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:00 AM

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Section of bill regarding establishing a Board

Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 minutes after the Floor

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Section 14 - Medical Malpractice

Mark Larson
Beth Robinson, Legal Counsel, Executive Department
Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
Chris Maley, Attorney, Vermont Association for Justice (Trial Lawyers)
Tina Shoup, Attorney
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Friday, March 11, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

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Committee markup


9:00 AM

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Mary Val Palumbo, Nurse Practitioner
Al Gobeille, Owner, Gobeille Hospitality Group
Robert Montgomery
Whit Montgomery, Owner, The Cleaning Crew
9:40 AM

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Committee markup until noon.


1:00 PM

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Christopher Leff, Paul, Frank and Collins
Mike Sessions, Vice President, Pizzagalli Construction Company
1:40 PM

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Committee markup for afternoon



Friday, March 11, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
Stuart Altman PhD, Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis Univ.
10:30 AM

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Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Friday, March 11, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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Section 7

Donna Sutton Fay, , Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of Vermont Health Care Ombudsman

Monday, March 14, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
6:00 PM

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Monday, March 14, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
6:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Statewide Public Hearing on Health Care Reform. Held at all the Vermont Interactive TV locations. 6:00-8:00 PM. Joint hearing of Senate Health & Welfare Committee and House Health Care Committee. To testify, simply show up at a V.I.T. site that evening and sign up. V.I.T. locations: www.vitlink.org



Monday, March 14, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
6:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Statewide Public Hearing on Health Care Reform. Held at all the Vermont Interactive TV locations. 6:00-8:00 PM. Joint hearing of Senate Health & Welfare Committee and House Health Care Committee. To testify, simply show up at a V.I.T. site that evening and sign up. For V.I.T. locations: www.vitlink.org For more information: Call 802-828-2264, or e-mail lstarr@leg.state.vt.us



Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

William Edson, Chief Operating Officer, Middlebury Ambulance Association
James Finger, Director, Rutland Regional Ambulance Service
10:20 AM

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Committee markup

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee markup

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Craig Jones, Director, Vermont Blueprint for Health
11:30 AM

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Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

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Medical Malpractice



Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

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Committee markup


10:00 AM

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Don Mayer, CEO, Small Dog Electronics
1:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee markup

Jeanne Keller, President, Keller & Fuller, Inc.
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on the Judiciary
Rep. Donna Sweaney, Chair, House Committee On Government Operations

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
8:30 AM

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Section #3

Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee markup

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Jeb Spaulding, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

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Committee markup



Thursday, March 17, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Friday, March 18, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

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Cornelius Hogan, Former Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
9:30 AM

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Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Vermont Department of Labor
10:00 AM

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Steve Maier, Health Care Reform Manager, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Elizabeth Cote, Director, Area Health Education Centers, UVM College of Medicine (AHEC)
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Beth Robinson, Legal Counsel, Executive Department

Friday, March 18, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Mark Larson, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Matt Riven, Director of Budget and Management, Department of Finance & Management

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

David Sichel, Deputy Director of Group Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

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11:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Amendments

Rep. Cynthia Browning
Rep. Anne B. Donahue
Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann
Mark Larson, House Committee on Health Care
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Rep. Linda J. Waite-Simpson

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Amendments

Rep. Francis "Topper" McFaun
Rep. Duncan F. Kilmartin
Rep. Kurt Wright
6:00 PM

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Room 11: Senate Health & Welfare Committee's public hearing for businesses and employees



Thursday, March 24, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
6:00-8:00

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Julie Lineberger, Linesynch Architecture
Michael Lannon, Rutland Plywood Corporation
John Wheeler, Rutland Employer
Earl Mongeon, IBM Alliance
Dawn Terrill, Janitech
David Schoales, Brattleboro Town School Board
Fred McCullough, McCullough Crushing, Inc.
Andrew Conte
Patrick McBride, Vermont Citizen
Mark Akey, Akes' Den
Glenn Sowalsky, New York Life
Al Walskey, Disabled and Deceased Community
Mike Lane, Dealer.com
Kristen Halpin, Dealer.com
Bonnie Hawley, Hawley's Florist, Rutland
Cathy Austrian, City Market Employee
Kathy Gender, Bio-Tek Instruments
Jeff Beer, Select Design
David Smith, Highland Lodge
Jill Berry Bowen, Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Medical Center
Joe Miles, Manchester
Anne Hanson, Greensboro
Jack Ewell, Northeast Federal Credit Union
Jeff Larson, Castleton
Cybil Messier, Hardwick
Theron Cheney, East Barre
Michael McCarthy, Cosmic Bakery
Glen Foster, Owner, Columbia Forest Products
Pete Bemoit, Vermont Workers' Center
Michael Trahn, PayData Payroll Services Inc
Betsy Allen-Pennebaker, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Justin Worthley, Rhino Foods
James Haslam, Vermont Workers' Center
Bill Day, Barre Town
Ben Johnson, AFD Vermont
Zyla Nuite, Student, Vermont Technical College
John McClure, Baba-A-Louis Bakery
Jeremiah Church, Woodbelly Pizza
Chuck Gregory, State of Vermont
Cheryl Hill Nation, Vershare non-profit
Jay Wisner, employee, Norwich University
Carl Wolf, Vermont Technical College
Jill Charbonneau, Representing, Vermont State Labor Council/AFL-CIO
Amy Shollenberger, Director, Action Circles
Sharon Gutwin, Rehab Gym

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Kip Sullivan
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Greg Poulson, Intermountain Healthcare
11:00 AM

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Robert Murray, Chair, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)
6:00-8:00 pm

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Friday, March 25, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Mark Larson, House Committee on Health Care
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
6:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

John O'Kane, Government Relations, IBM Corporation, Essex Junction, Vermont
Kristen Halpin, Chief Talent Officer, Dealer.com
Mike Lane, Chief Operating Officer, Dealer.com
Betsy Bishop, Commissioner, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Kathleen Gendron, Vice President, Human Resources, BioTek Instruments
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Mitchell Fleischer, President, Fleischer Jacobs Group
Don Mayer, CEO, Small Dog Electronics
7:45 PM

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Rep. George W. Till

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
6:00-8:00 p.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Tim Abraham, Rutland City
Linda Chagnon, Burlington
Traven Leyshen, Middlesex
Reed Webster, Rockingham
Carlton Houghton, Essex Junction
Hyram Seigel, Brattleboro
Kate Farrington, Brattleboro
Marion Gray, Calais
Cindy Perron, Barton, VT
Lily Feng, Burlington
Gail Graham, Calais
Alex Zakaros, Burlington
Arlene Distler, Brattleboro
Bradford Towne, Barre Town
Joan Eckley, Rutland
Peg Franzen, Montpelier, Vermont Workers' Center
David Kreindler, Vermont Workers' Center
Britt Abbott, Danby
Megan Sheehan, Middlesex
Catherine Thomas, Mount Tabor, VT
Devereaux Simon, Northfield
Jeffrey Haslett, Williston
James Leas, South Burlington
Susan Linskey, Westford
Theodore Hoppe, Montpelier
Walter Carpenter, Montpelier
Heather Laughlin, Ludlow
Hayley Mason, Burlington
Glenn Taulton, Burlington
Nelson Sears, Vergennes
Marianne Robotham, Lyndon Center
Billy Peard, South Royalton
Lynda Day Martin, Thetford
Melissa Bourque, St. Johnsbury
Matt Davis, St. Johnsbury
Keith Ballek, Sheffield
Sabra Ewing, Vershire
Rachel Keener, Worcester
Ellen Tenney, Brattleboro
Janet Kahn, Burlington
David Ellenbogen, Burlington
Millard Cox, Ripton
Paul Kendall, Braintree, VT
Devan Ayers, Burlington
Marjorie Power, Member, Older Women's League
Janet Newton, Cabot
Bob Gray, Newbury
Steve Marshall, Burlington
Alexandra Thayer, Plainfield, VT
Mitzi bowman, Montpelier
Rep. Susan Davis

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
6:00-8:00

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Friday, April 1, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
Nancy Eldridge, Chair, Board of Directors, LeadingAge Vermont
Donna Sutton Fay, Chittenden County Field Staff, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Cassandra Edson, Vermont Workers' Center
Deborah Wachtel, Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association
Jennifer Laurent, Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Don George, Chair, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
8:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Julia McDaniel, Doctor of Chiropractic
Joseph Donahue, Chiropractor, Rutland County
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Alexandra Forbes, Vermont Psychological Association
Christie Steier, Vermont State Nurses Association
David Kreindler, Vermont Workers' Center
Katina Cummings, Executive Director, NAMI VT
Marvin Malek MD, American College of Physicians
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
6:30-8:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
6:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Anthony Otis, Lobbyist, Vermont Pharmacists Association
Gabriel Archdeacon, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Robert Davis, Vermont Acupuncture Association
Rob Penney MD, President, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians
7:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:30 PM

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Specifically the make up of the board

Mark Larson, House Committee on Health Care
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 p.m.

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Bill Review

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
2:30 p.m.

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Insurance Market Overview

Clifford Peterson, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
3:30 p.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Affordable Care Act - Federal Insurance Reform and Exchange

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Theo Kennedy, Lobbyist, Otis and Brooks
6:00-8:00 PM

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Richard Kast, Burlington
John Lawliss, South Burlington
Kevin Donovan, Windsor
Dana Woodruff, Montpelier
Richard Kershen, Shelburne
Mara Vijups, St Albans
Jennifer Jones, Montpelier
Mark Plnate, Burlington
John Brumsted, Shelburne
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
Bradford Towne, Barre Town
Julia Brock, Burlington
Joe Wooden
Jay Provencher, Waterbury
John Powell, Burlington
Meredith Roberts, Fairfax
Bill Purdy, Essex
Dr. Mark Depman, Central Vermont Hospital
Hannah Allen, Wolcott
Adam Shafritz, Burlington
Jessica Early, Burlington
Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Margaret Newton, Brattleboro
Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Robert Stack, Guilford, VT
Hildegard Ojibway, Hartford, VT
June Benoit, Vermont State Nurses Association
Grant Linnell, Burlington
Danny Boudreau, Vermont State Nurses Association
Chris Nunnick, Burlington
Sylvia Geiger, Hinesburg
Amy Tuller, Norwich
Amy Gendron, Calais
Alma Mueller, Calais
Allan Ramsay, Burlington
Peggy Carey MD, Burlington
Rob Penney MD, President, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians
Mary Doonis, Johnson
Susan Lucas, Morrisville, VT
Mari Cordes, President, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals
Nicole Dubois, Essex Junction
Janine Mauche Dumond, Underhill
Donna Kiley, Jericho
Theres Ray, Burlington
Hal Colston, Winooski
Joshua O'Floinn, Burlington
Rosemary O'Connell, Essex Junction
Betty Keller, St. Johnsbury
Julie Elmore, Hartford, VT
Jason Kelley, Hartford, VT
Tristin Adie, Burlington
Geralyn Roscoe, Wolcott
Alice Silverman, St. Johnsbury
Peg Bolton, West Addison
Joe Laseck, Charlotte, VT
Jonathon Wecker, Montpelier
Carol Vassar, Montpelier

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:30 PM

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discussion of the Health Care Board



Thursday, April 7, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
6:00 PM

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Public Hearing with Providers--Senate Health and Welfare Committee. Room 11, 6:00-8:00 PM



Friday, April 8, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jeanne Keller, President, Keller & Fuller, Inc.
Tom McKeown, Executive Director, Business Resource Services
8:40 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Gordon Smith, Executive Vice President, Maine Medical Association
John Bookwalter MD, General Surgeon, Brattleboro
Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
9:35 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Kelly Stoddard, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, American Cancer Society
9:40 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
10:00 AM

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Patricia Butler
10:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Sen. Peter W. Galbraith
10:40 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of Vermont Health Care Ombudsman

Monday, April 11, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Jason Williams, Fletcher Allen Health Care
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Sen. John F. Campbell, Majority Leader
Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
4:30 PM

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James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
4:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
6:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

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10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
11:15 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system



Thursday, April 14, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system



Thursday, April 14, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:00 p.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Time permitting due to Senate going back on Floor at 5:00 p.m.: Senate Health and Welfare Amendment Review; Affordable Health Care Act - Federal Insurance Reform and Exchange

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Friday, April 15, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:00 a.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 p .m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Interested Party Testimony - Insurance Exchanges, testimony rescheduled from Thursday

Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
Julia McDaniel, Doctor of Chiropractic, Vermont Chiropractic Association
William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
Mary Gerisch, Health Care is a Human Right Campaign
Mari Cordes, Nurse, Health Care is a Human Right Campaign
Donna Sutton Fay, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of Vermont Health Care Ombudsman
Madeleine Mongan, Vermont Medical Society
Michael Walsh, Vermont Insurance Agents' Association
Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retailers Association
Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
-

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Interested Party Testimony - Insurance Exchanges, via telephone

William Lambrukos, Senior Vice President, Northeast Delta Dental/Delta Dental Plan of Vermont

Friday, April 15, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system



Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:00 a.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
1:30 p.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Clifford Peterson, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, AFLAC
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, American Council of Life Insurers
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
2:00 p.m.

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Testimony via telephone

Ross Sargent, American Council of Life Insurers
-

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Continue working through Bill

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
3:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sen. Peter W. Galbraith, Windham County
Sen. Sally Fox, Chittenden County
Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chair, Chittenden County
Sen. Hinda Miller
Sen. Joe Benning
Sen. Vincent Illuzzi, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee
5:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system



Thursday, April 21, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Sen. Vincent Illuzzi, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Sen. Randy Brock, Franklin County
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All

Friday, April 22, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 22, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Discussion of April 21 Report from JFO & BISHCA: “Costs of Vermont’s Health Care System: Comparison of Baseline and Reformed System.” Initial draft 4/21. By Joint Fiscal Office and the Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration (BISHCA), with assistance from Policy Integrity LLC

Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Comparison of bill as passed by House and as passed by Senate

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
3:30 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Right after House Floor

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration

Friday, April 29, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee of Conference. Room 10. Senators Ayer, Mullin, and Fox; Representatives Larson, Fisher, and Copeland-Hanzas



Friday, April 29, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM also

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Also at 9:00: Conference Committee, H.202. Room 10. Senators Ayer, Mullin and Fox; Representatives Larson, Fisher, and Copeland-Hanzas



Monday, May 2, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system


11:30 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system


4:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

4:00 or 5:00 PM. Committee of Conference. Room 11.


7:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system



Monday, May 2, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee of Conference. Room 11. Senators Ayer, Mullin, and Fox; Representatives Larson, Fisher, and Copeland-Hanzas


1:00 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee of conference. Room 11.


4:15 PM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee of Conference. Room 11. 4:15 or 4:30.



Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee of conference. Room 11. Tentative.



Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Review of draft report from Committee of Conference

Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Committee of conference. Room 11.



Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.202 - An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Update on Act 48

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

No committee documents found for H.202 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Witnesses Who Testified

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Mark Larson, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Matt Riven, Director of Budget and Management, Department of Finance & Management
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
House Committee on Health Care
  • Stuart Altman PhD, Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis Univ.
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Susan Besio, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Hunt Blair, Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Peggy Carey MD, Vermont Interim Chair, Physicians for a National Health Program
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • David Cochran MD, President and CEO
  • Lori Collins, Deputy Director for Administration and Fiscal Policy, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Mari Cordes, President, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals
  • Elizabeth Cote, Director, Area Health Education Centers, UVM College of Medicine (AHEC)
  • Thomas Crompton, Health Care Administrator, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Catherine Z. Davis, Director of Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Davis, Director of Cost Containment, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Michael Davis, Director of Hospital Regulatory Operations, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Robert Davis, Vermont Acupuncture Association
  • Committee Discussion
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
  • William Edson, Chief Operating Officer, Middlebury Ambulance Association
  • Elaine Erenrich-Rosenburg, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America/New England Chapter
  • Melinda Estes, President and CEO, Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • James Finger, Director, Rutland Regional Ambulance Service
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Betsy Forrest, Health Care Affordability Project Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Claudio Fort, President, North Country Health System, Newport
  • Peg Franzen, Montpelier, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Peg Franzen, President, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
  • Don George, President and CEO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Richard Giddings, Field Service Director, Department for Children and Families
  • Al Gobeille, Owner, Gobeille Hospitality Group
  • Kevin Goddard, President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Mark Hage, Member Benefits Director, Vermont-NEA
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • James Hester, Senior Advisor, Innovation Center, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
  • William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Marty Irons, Vermont Pharmacists Association
  • Tim Johnson, Vermont Optometric Association
  • Craig Jones, Director, Vermont Blueprint for Health
  • Dian Kahn, Director of Analysis and Data Management, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Dian Kahn, Director, Analysis and Data Management, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Steven Kappel MPA, Consultant, Policy Integrity, LLC
  • Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC
  • Hans Kastensmith, Principal, Capitol Health Associates
  • Jeanne Keller, President, Keller & Fuller, Inc.
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Rep. Duncan F. Kilmartin
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Dana Kraus MD, Blueprint Physician Advisory Committee
  • David Kreindler, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Larson, House Committee on Health Care
  • Christopher Leff, Paul, Frank and Collins
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on the Judiciary
  • William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
  • Sean Londergan, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Chris Louras, Mayor, Rutland City
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Steve Maier, Health Care Reform Manager, Div. of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Marvin Malek MD, Formerly of, People's Health and Wellness Clinic, Barre
  • Chris Maley, Vermont Association for Justice (Trial Lawyers)
  • David Martini, Assistant General Counsel & Dir. of Consumer Protec. Programs, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Don Mayer, CEO, Small Dog Electronics
  • Julia McDaniel, Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Rep. Francis "Topper" McFaun
  • Tom McKeown, Executive Director, Business Resource Services
  • Sunaina Menawat, Business Development Manager, MAXIMUS
  • Jim Miller, Vice President of Policy and Strategy Management, Policy Study, Inc.
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Robert Montgomery
  • Whit Montgomery, Owner, The Cleaning Crew
  • Robert Murray, Chair, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)
  • Bernie Noe ND, Naturopathic Physician, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Michael O'Connor, Parkinson's Disease Foundation
  • John O'Kane, Manager of Community Affairs and Government Relations, IBM Corporation, Essex Junction, Vermont
  • Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Ellen Oxfeld, Middlebury
  • Mary Val Palumbo, Nurse Practitioner
  • Rob Penney MD, President, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians
  • Clifford Peterson, General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Marjorie Power, Member, Older Women's League
  • Doug Racine, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • George Richardson, Pediatric Dentist, Timberlane Dental Group
  • Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Matt Riven, Director of Budget and Management, Department of Finance & Management
  • John M. Roy, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Vermont
  • Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann
  • Mike Sessions, Vice President, Pizzagalli Construction Company
  • William Shepeluk, President, Vermont League of Cities and Towns, Health Trust
  • Tina Shoup, Attorney
  • David Sichel, Deputy Director of Group Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Jeb Spaulding, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Donna Sutton Fay, Chittenden County Field Staff, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Donald Swartz, Director for Public Health Planning and Performance Improvement, Vermont Department of Health
  • Rep. Donna Sweaney, Chair, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Peter Taylor, Executive Director, Vermont Dental Society
  • Kay VanWoert, Chair, Medicaid Advisory Board
  • Rep. Linda J. Waite-Simpson
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
  • Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retailers Association
  • Elizabeth Wennar, CEO, United Health Alliance, Bennington
  • Grant Whitmer, Executive Director, Community Health Centers of Rutland
  • Sharon Williams, Executive Director, Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care (VPQHC)
  • Rep. Kurt Wright
  • David Yacovone, Commissioner, Department for Children & Families
House Committee on Human Services
  • Betsy Forrest, Health Care Affordability Project Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of Vermont Health Care Ombudsman
  • Donna Sutton Fay, , Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • David Yacovone, Commissioner, Department for Children & Families
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Mark Larson
  • Chris Maley, Attorney, Vermont Association for Justice (Trial Lawyers)
  • Beth Robinson, Legal Counsel, Executive Department
  • Tina Shoup, Attorney
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mari Cordes, Nurse, Health Care is a Human Right Campaign
  • Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
  • Mary Gerisch, Health Care is a Human Right Campaign
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, AFLAC
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, American Council of Life Insurers
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • William Lambrukos, Senior Vice President, Northeast Delta Dental/Delta Dental Plan of Vermont
  • William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Julia McDaniel, Doctor of Chiropractic, Vermont Chiropractic Association
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vermont Medical Society
  • Clifford Peterson, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of Vermont Health Care Ombudsman
  • Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Ross Sargent, American Council of Life Insurers
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • Donna Sutton Fay, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
  • Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retailers Association
  • Michael Walsh, Vermont Insurance Agents' Association
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Mark Larson, House Committee on Health Care
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Britt Abbott, Danby
  • Tim Abraham, Rutland City
  • Tristin Adie, Burlington
  • Mark Akey, Akes' Den
  • Hannah Allen, Wolcott
  • Betsy Allen-Pennebaker, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Stuart Altman PhD, Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis Univ.
  • Gabriel Archdeacon, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Cathy Austrian, City Market Employee
  • Devan Ayers, Burlington
  • Keith Ballek, Sheffield
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Denis Barton, Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Jeff Beer, Select Design
  • Pete Bemoit, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer
  • Sen. Joe Benning
  • June Benoit, Vermont State Nurses Association
  • Betsy Bishop, Commissioner, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Hunt Blair, Director of Health Care Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Peg Bolton, West Addison
  • John Bookwalter MD, General Surgeon, Brattleboro
  • Danny Boudreau, Vermont State Nurses Association
  • Melissa Bourque, St. Johnsbury
  • Jill Berry Bowen, Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Medical Center
  • Mitzi bowman, Montpelier
  • Julia Brock, Burlington
  • Sen. Randy Brock, Franklin County
  • John Brumsted, Shelburne
  • Patricia Butler
  • Sen. John F. Campbell, Majority Leader
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Peggy Carey MD, Burlington
  • Walter Carpenter, Montpelier
  • Linda Chagnon, Burlington
  • Jill Charbonneau, Representing, Vermont State Labor Council/AFL-CIO
  • Theron Cheney, East Barre
  • Jeremiah Church, Woodbelly Pizza
  • Hal Colston, Winooski
  • Andrew Conte
  • Mari Cordes, President, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals
  • Elizabeth Cote, Director, Area Health Education Centers, UVM College of Medicine (AHEC)
  • Millard Cox, Ripton
  • Katina Cummings, Executive Director, NAMI VT
  • Matt Davis, St. Johnsbury
  • Robert Davis, Vermont Acupuncture Association
  • Rep. Susan Davis
  • Bill Day, Barre Town
  • Lynda Day Martin, Thetford
  • Dr. Mark Depman, Central Vermont Hospital
  • Arlene Distler, Brattleboro
  • Joseph Donahue, Chiropractor, Rutland County
  • Kevin Donovan, Windsor
  • Mary Doonis, Johnson
  • Nicole Dubois, Essex Junction
  • Michael Dworkin, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
  • Jessica Early, Burlington
  • Joan Eckley, Rutland
  • Cassandra Edson, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Nancy Eldridge, Chair, Board of Directors, LeadingAge Vermont
  • David Ellenbogen, Burlington
  • Julie Elmore, Hartford, VT
  • Jack Ewell, Northeast Federal Credit Union
  • Sabra Ewing, Vershire
  • Kate Farrington, Brattleboro
  • Lily Feng, Burlington
  • Mitchell Fleischer, President, Fleischer Jacobs Group
  • Alexandra Forbes, Vermont Psychological Association
  • Glen Foster, Owner, Columbia Forest Products
  • Sen. Sally Fox, Chittenden County
  • Peg Franzen, Montpelier, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Sen. Peter W. Galbraith
  • Sen. Peter W. Galbraith, Windham County
  • Sylvia Geiger, Hinesburg
  • Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
  • Kathy Gender, Bio-Tek Instruments
  • Amy Gendron, Calais
  • Kathleen Gendron, Vice President, Human Resources, BioTek Instruments
  • Don George, Chair, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Kevin Goddard, President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Gail Graham, Calais
  • Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Bob Gray, Newbury
  • Marion Gray, Calais
  • Chuck Gregory, State of Vermont
  • Jonathan Gruber PhD, Professor of Economics
  • Sharon Gutwin, Rehab Gym
  • Kristen Halpin, Dealer.com
  • Kristen Halpin, Chief Talent Officer, Dealer.com
  • Anne Hanson, Greensboro
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • James Haslam, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Jeffrey Haslett, Williston
  • Bonnie Hawley, Hawley's Florist, Rutland
  • Cornelius Hogan, Former Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Theodore Hoppe, Montpelier
  • Carlton Houghton, Essex Junction
  • William C. Hsiao PhD FSA, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Sen. Vincent Illuzzi, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee
  • Ben Johnson, AFD Vermont
  • Craig Jones, Director, Vermont Blueprint for Health
  • Jennifer Jones, Montpelier
  • Janet Kahn, Burlington
  • Steven Kappel MPA, Principal, Policy Integrity, LLC
  • Richard Kast, Burlington
  • Hans Kastensmith, Principal, Capitol Health Associates
  • Rachel Keener, Worcester
  • Betty Keller, St. Johnsbury
  • Jeanne Keller, President, Keller & Fuller, Inc.
  • Jason Kelley, Hartford, VT
  • Paul Kendall, Braintree, VT
  • Theo Kennedy, Lobbyist, Otis and Brooks
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Richard Kershen, Shelburne
  • Donna Kiley, Jericho
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Dana Kraus MD, Blueprint Physician Advisory Committee
  • David Kreindler, Vermont Workers' Center
  • David Kreindler, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Mike Lane, Dealer.com
  • Mike Lane, Chief Operating Officer, Dealer.com
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Lannon, Rutland Plywood Corporation
  • Jeff Larson, Castleton
  • Mark Larson, House Committee on Health Care
  • Joe Laseck, Charlotte, VT
  • Heather Laughlin, Ludlow
  • Jennifer Laurent, Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association
  • John Lawliss, South Burlington
  • James Leas, South Burlington
  • Traven Leyshen, Middlesex
  • Julie Lineberger, Linesynch Architecture
  • Grant Linnell, Burlington
  • Susan Linskey, Westford
  • William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
  • Susan Lucas, Morrisville, VT
  • Robin Lunge, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chair, Chittenden County
  • Steve Maier, Health Care Reform Manager, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Marvin Malek MD, American College of Physicians
  • Steve Marshall, Burlington
  • Hayley Mason, Burlington
  • Janine Mauche Dumond, Underhill
  • Don Mayer, CEO, Small Dog Electronics
  • Patrick McBride, Vermont Citizen
  • Michael McCarthy, Cosmic Bakery
  • John McClure, Baba-A-Louis Bakery
  • Fred McCullough, McCullough Crushing, Inc.
  • Julia McDaniel, Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Tom McKeown, Executive Director, Business Resource Services
  • Cybil Messier, Hardwick
  • Joe Miles, Manchester
  • Sen. Hinda Miller
  • Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Vermont Department of Labor
  • Earl Mongeon, IBM Alliance
  • Alma Mueller, Calais
  • Robert Murray, Chair, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)
  • Cheryl Hill Nation, Vershare non-profit
  • Janet Newton, Cabot
  • Margaret Newton, Brattleboro
  • Zyla Nuite, Student, Vermont Technical College
  • Chris Nunnick, Burlington
  • Rosemary O'Connell, Essex Junction
  • Joshua O'Floinn, Burlington
  • John O'Kane, Government Relations, IBM Corporation, Essex Junction, Vermont
  • Hildegard Ojibway, Hartford, VT
  • Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Anthony Otis, Lobbyist, Vermont Pharmacists Association
  • Billy Peard, South Royalton
  • Rob Penney MD, President, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians
  • Cindy Perron, Barton, VT
  • Clifford Peterson, Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Mark Plnate, Burlington
  • Greg Poulson, Intermountain Healthcare
  • John Powell, Burlington
  • Marjorie Power, Member, Older Women's League
  • Jay Provencher, Waterbury
  • Bill Purdy, Essex
  • Allan Ramsay, Burlington
  • Theres Ray, Burlington
  • James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of Vermont Health Care Ombudsman
  • Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Meredith Roberts, Fairfax
  • Beth Robinson, Legal Counsel, Executive Department
  • Marianne Robotham, Lyndon Center
  • Nic Rockler, Principal, Kavet, Rockler and Associates
  • Geralyn Roscoe, Wolcott
  • David Schoales, Brattleboro Town School Board
  • Nelson Sears, Vergennes
  • Hyram Seigel, Brattleboro
  • Adam Shafritz, Burlington
  • Megan Sheehan, Middlesex
  • Amy Shollenberger, Director, Action Circles
  • David Sichel, Deputy Director of Group Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Alice Silverman, St. Johnsbury
  • Devereaux Simon, Northfield
  • Joshua Slen, Senior Consultant, Bailit Health Purchasing
  • Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • David Smith, Highland Lodge
  • Gordon Smith, Executive Vice President, Maine Medical Association
  • Glenn Sowalsky, New York Life
  • Robert Stack, Guilford, VT
  • Christie Steier, Vermont State Nurses Association
  • Kelly Stoddard, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, American Cancer Society
  • Kip Sullivan
  • Donna Sutton Fay, Chittenden County Field Staff, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Glenn Taulton, Burlington
  • Ellen Tenney, Brattleboro
  • Dawn Terrill, Janitech
  • Alexandra Thayer, Plainfield, VT
  • Catherine Thomas, Mount Tabor, VT
  • Rep. George W. Till
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Bradford Towne, Barre Town
  • Bradford Towne, Barre Town
  • Michael Trahn, PayData Payroll Services Inc
  • Amy Tuller, Norwich
  • Carol Vassar, Montpelier
  • Mara Vijups, St Albans
  • Deborah Wachtel, Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Care, Governor's Office
  • Al Walskey, Disabled and Deceased Community
  • Reed Webster, Rockingham
  • Jonathon Wecker, Montpelier
  • John Wheeler, Rutland Employer
  • Jason Williams, Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Jay Wisner, employee, Norwich University
  • Carl Wolf, Vermont Technical College
  • Joe Wooden
  • Dana Woodruff, Montpelier
  • Justin Worthley, Rhino Foods
  • Alex Zakaros, Burlington

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No fiscal documents found for H.202 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.

Act


An act relating to a universal and unified health system

Statutes Affected

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel

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