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S.152 (Act 54)

An act relating to health care financing

Senate Committee on Finance
5/29/2013 - Signed by Governor on May 29, 2013
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Senate 5/29/2013 - Signed by Governor on May 29, 2013
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An act relating to health care financing

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2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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An act relating to health care financing

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2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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An act relating to health care financing

Committee Meetings

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to health care financing

Meeting Full List

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:00 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
David Reynolds, Health Policy Advisor, Department of Financial Regulation

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:30 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
-

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Committee Discussion and Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
4:15 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Anya Rader Wallack, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
15 min aft Floor

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Consumer advocate and rate review

Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Devon Green, Health Policy Analyst, Agency of Administration
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board

Friday, April 5, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
12:30 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 12, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Bill Back Report; Consumer Advocate

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

mark up of rate review language

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
11:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Consumer advocate committee discussion

Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
15 min aft floor

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Possible mark up and vote



Thursday, April 18, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Consumer Advocate

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
1:45 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Procurement Rules

Jaye Johnson, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
2:15 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Consumer Advocate

Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman

Friday, April 19, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Consumer Assistance Assessment

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
-

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Prior Authorizations

Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
After Floor

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Prior Authorization Pilot Language

Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Prior Authorizations

Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Greg Needle, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
2:15 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Claims Denials, Prior Authorization

Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Greg Needle, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
2:45 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Mark up

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
After

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Mark up

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:10 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Mark up and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:30 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Committee discussion and bill back review

Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Michael Fisher, Chair, House Health Care

Friday, May 3, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
1:00 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing



Monday, May 6, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:15 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Vote: 7-3-1; Reporter: Rep. Keenan

Michael Fisher, Chair, House Health Care
Rep. Janet Ancel, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Amendments from House Ways and Means, House Appropriations, and Representative Fisher

Rep. Dave Sharpe, House Committee on Ways and Means
Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Amendments - Browning; Fisher, Till

Rep. Cynthia Browning
Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Amendments - Till; Poirier

Rep. Dave Sharpe
Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
Rep. Anne B. Donahue

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.152 - An act relating to health care financing

Review Senate version

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Committee Documents

An act relating to health care financing

Witnesses Who Testified

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Michael Fisher, Chair, House Health Care
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Devon Green, Health Policy Analyst, Agency of Administration
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jaye Johnson, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
  • Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Greg Needle, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Rep. Dave Sharpe
  • Rep. Dave Sharpe, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Samuel Grover, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
  • Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Donofrio, Attorney, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman, Office of Health Care Ombudsman
  • David Reynolds, Health Policy Advisor, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

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No fiscal documents found for S.152 in the 2013 - 2014 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference data found for S.152 in the 2013 - 2014 Legislative Session.

Act


An act relating to health care financing

Statutes Affected

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Notes
H.107 as passed by House and Senate includes language from S.152 as introduced.

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