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S.262 (Act 127)

An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Sen. William Carris , Sen. John Campbell
5/27/2010 - Signed by Governor on May 27, 2010
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Senate 5/27/2010 - Signed by Governor on May 27, 2010
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An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

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2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
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An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Committee Meetings

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Meeting Full List

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:00 p.m.

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Review bill, testimony from interested parties

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration
Lisa Erwin-Davidson, MS, CCC, SLP; Supervisor of Speech-Language-Swallowing Disorders Dept, North Country Health System, Newport
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, State Advocacy Relations, AutismSpeaks
Jon Gilbert, Parent
Linda Riddle, Occupational Therapist, Parent
Frank Davis, Derby Line
Melinda Neff
Amy Cohen, Clinical Director, Autisim Spectrum Program, Howard Center, Burlington
Kristin Murphy, Author, Autism Insurance Reform, NH
Ron Marcellus, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 p.m.

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Continuing testimony

Armando Vilaseca, Commissioner, Department of Education
Claire Bruno, Autism Consultant, Department of Education
Lisa Erwin-Davidson, MS, CCC, SLP; Supervisor of Speech-Language-Swallowing Disorders Dept, North Country Health System, Newport
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, State Advocacy Relations, AutismSpeaks

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 p.m.

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Donald Swartz, MD, Vermont Department of Health

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 p.m.

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Friday, March 12, 2010
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
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S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Claire Bruno, Autism Consultant, Department of Education

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:00 PM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Additional witnesses to be scheduled. Committee testimony will end at 4:00 PM.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lisa Erwin-Davidson, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform
Lorri Unumb, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, National Autism Speaks Organization
Ron Marcellus, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform
Michael Mulcahy, Parent
Anne Barbano, Radio Host, parent

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Sen. William H. Carris, Rutland County
Sen. Claire Ayer, Assistant Majority Leader, Addison County
Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA
Lorri Unumb, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, National Autism Speaks Organization
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, AutismSpeaks
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Amy Cohen, Clinical Director, Howard Center, Burlington
Claudia Pringles, Co-Chair, Autism Task Force
Claire Bruno, Special Education Consultant, Department of Education
Ron Marcellus, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform

Friday, April 30, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Ed Sbardellati PhD, Senior Practice Clinician, Central Vermont Collaborative for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Wash. Co. Mental Health

Monday, May 3, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
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S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Committee discussion

Rep. Anne Theresa O'Brien, House Committee on Health Care
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Education
Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Office of Vermont Health Access
Claudia Pringles, Parent, Autism Task Force

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Office of Vermont Health Access
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jeanne Kennedy, Lobbyist, Cigna Health Care
Tim Meehan, Lobbyist
1:30 PM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Time approximate

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

May be later than 3:30 depending on Floor action

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Overview--committee does not have possession of bill.

Rep. Anne Theresa O'Brien, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
Rep. Steven Maier, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. George W. Till, Member, House Committee on Health Care
Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Office of Vermont Health Access
10:00 AM

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 6, 2010
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
--

S.262 - An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

No committee documents found for S.262 in the 2009 - 2010 Legislative Session.
An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

Witnesses Who Testified

2009 - 2010 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Office of Vermont Health Access
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Steven Maier, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Anne Theresa O'Brien, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. George W. Till, Member, House Committee on Health Care
House Committee on Health Care
  • Sen. Claire Ayer, Assistant Majority Leader, Addison County
  • Anne Barbano, Radio Host, parent
  • Hunt Blair, Assistant Director of Health Care Reform, Office of Vermont Health Access
  • Claire Bruno, Special Education Consultant, Department of Education
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. William H. Carris, Rutland County
  • Amy Cohen, Clinical Director, Howard Center, Burlington
  • Lisa Erwin-Davidson, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Jeanne Kennedy, Lobbyist, Cigna Health Care
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Ron Marcellus, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform
  • Tim Meehan, Lobbyist
  • Michael Mulcahy, Parent
  • Rep. Anne Theresa O'Brien, House Committee on Health Care
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, BISHCA
  • Claudia Pringles, Co-Chair, Autism Task Force
  • Claudia Pringles, Parent, Autism Task Force
  • Ed Sbardellati PhD, Senior Practice Clinician, Central Vermont Collaborative for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Wash. Co. Mental Health
  • William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Education
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Lorri Unumb, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, National Autism Speaks Organization
  • Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, AutismSpeaks
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Claire Bruno, Autism Consultant, Department of Education
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
  • Amy Cohen, Clinical Director, Autisim Spectrum Program, Howard Center, Burlington
  • Frank Davis, Derby Line
  • Lisa Erwin-Davidson, MS, CCC, SLP; Supervisor of Speech-Language-Swallowing Disorders Dept, North Country Health System, Newport
  • Jon Gilbert, Parent
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Ron Marcellus, Co-Chair, Vermont Citizen Coalition for Autism Insurance Reform
  • Kristin Murphy, Author, Autism Insurance Reform, NH
  • Melinda Neff
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Health Care Administration, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration
  • Linda Riddle, Occupational Therapist, Parent
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • Donald Swartz, MD, Vermont Department of Health
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, State Advocacy Relations, AutismSpeaks
  • Armando Vilaseca, Commissioner, Department of Education

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An act relating to insurance coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment

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Meeting Date Committee
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Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel

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