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House of Representatives
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Timothy Briglin, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Annmarie Christensen
  • Rep. Brian Cina
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
  • Rep. Elizabeth "Betsy" Dunn
  • Rep. Douglas Gage
  • Rep. Michael Hebert
  • Rep. Lori Houghton, Clerk
  • Rep. Benjamin Jickling

House Committee on Health Care

 

AGENDA

 

Room 45

March 21, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Last Updated 3/28/2017 1:20 PM

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

10:00 AM          FLOOR

Includes presentations of H.29 and H.145

 

11:30 AM          Caucuses and Lunch

 

1:30 PM          FLOOR

Floor reconvenes at 1:30 PM

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

9:00 AM          Affordable Care Act

Update, discussion, including current bill in U.S. House

MaryKate Mohlman, Director of Health Reform, Agency of Administration

Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:00 AM          Medicaid Pathways Report

Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Georgia Maheras, Deputy Health Care Reform Director, Agency of Human Services

 

11:00 AM          No Committee Meeting Scheduled

 

12:00 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          FLOOR

Includes presentation of H.230.

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

9:30 AM          FLOOR

Note different time.

 

12:00 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          S. 14 - An act relating to expanding the Vermont Practitioner Recovery Network

Walk-through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:30 PM          S. 3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

---          S. 31 - An act relating to circulating nurses in hospital operating rooms

Walk-through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:15 PM          S. 45 - An act relating to providing meals to health care providers at conferences

Tentative.

Walk-through.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

---          S. 50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Tentative.

Walk-through.

 

4:00 PM          Joint Assembly

Judicial Retention

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

9:15 AM          S. 31 - An act relating to circulating nurses in hospital operating rooms

Introduction.

 Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor

 

---          S. 45 - An act relating to providing meals to health care providers at conferences

Introduction.

 Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor

 

9:30 AM          FLOOR

 

11:00 AM          Report:  Aligning Performance Measures Across Primary Care

Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Pat Jones, Health Policy Project Director, Green Mountain Care Board

 

12:00 PM          H. 197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

Update

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas

 

12:15 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          No Committee Meeting Scheduled

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Loring Starr at 802-828-2264 or lstarr@leg.state.vt.us

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