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Bill Status H.960 (Act 140)

H.960 (Act 140)

An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Sponsors:

Last Recorded Action: 6/26/2020 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>July 6, 2020</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as Miscellaneous Health Care Committee Bill
Committee discussion


Thursday, February 27, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as Prescription Drugs Committee Bill

Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nissa James, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:50 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as Prior Authorization

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Alicia Cooper, Director of Payment Reform, Reimbursement and Rate Setting, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as 20-0935, An act relating to mental health integration council

Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Friday, March 27, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as 20-0896 An act relating to miscellaneous health care
Review draft language, committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Louis Josephson, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Karen Barber, General Counsel, Department of Mental Health
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as 20-0896 An act relating to miscellaneous health care
Committee discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Louis Josephson, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nissa James, Health Care Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Previously identified on agenda as 20-0896 An act relating to miscellaneous health care
Final committee discussion and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Louis Josephson, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, June 12, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:15 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Bard Hill, Policy and Planning Director, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Jessa Bernard, Vermont Medical Society

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

VPharm Discussion

Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
10:00 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Prior Authorization

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Jeanne Kennedy, Lobbyist, Cigna Health Care
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
10:30 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Act 91 Extension Provisions

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association

Friday, June 19, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:15 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Continued Testimony, Committee Discussion

Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Louis Josephson, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat
Craig Miskovich, Attorney, Brattleboro Retreat
Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, United Nurses and Professionals (UNAP)
Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Alicia Cooper, Director of Payment Reform, Reimbursement and Rate Setting, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Monday, June 22, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:20 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Agency Testimony

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
12:45 AM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Committee Discussion, Mark up

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
12:15 PM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Committee Discussion, Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
12:10 PM

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Review Senate Committee on Health and Welfare Amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Continue Review of Senate Committee on Health and Welfare Amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
-

H.960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Chittenden County
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel