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H.559 (Act 171)

An act relating to health care reform implementation

Rep. Michael Fisher , Rep. Ann Pugh
5/16/2012 - Signed by Governor on 5/16/2012
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House 5/16/2012 - Signed by Governor on 5/16/2012
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An act relating to health care reform implementation

Detailed Status

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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An act relating to health care reform implementation

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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An act relating to health care reform implementation

Committee Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to health care reform implementation

Meeting Full List

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
No meeting history found for H.559 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
No committee documents found for H.559 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
An act relating to health care reform implementation

Witnesses Who Testified

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Committee of Conference
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Michael Fisher, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
House Committee on Health Care
  • Christine Alibrandi, Health Care Reform Project Coordinator, Delta Dental
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Bayer, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Roland Bellavance, Vermont Truck and Bus Association
  • Russ Bennett, Owner, NorthLand Design and Construction
  • Betsy Bishop, Executive Director, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning, Arlington
  • Sara Byers, Vice President, Leonardo's Pizza
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joel Cook, Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Timothy Cope, Broker, Fleischer Jacobs Group
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • John Dubie, Owner, Pearl Street Beverage
  • Rep. Peter J. Fagan
  • Rep. Michael Fisher
  • Rep. Michael Fisher, House Committee on Health Care
  • Alexandra Forbes, Vermont Psychological Association
  • Timothy Ford, Attorney, Hackett, Valine, McDonald
  • Peg Franzen, Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign, Vermont Workers' Center
  • Craig Fuller, Owner, Fuller and Keller, Inc.
  • Marybeth Gilliam, Owner, Jumpstart
  • Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, American Council of Life Insurers
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Rep. Sandy Haas, Progressive Leader, House Committee On Human Services
  • Mark Hage, Member Benefits Director, Vermont-NEA
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • Carrie Hathaway, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Rep. Michael Hebert, Vernon
  • Judy Henkin, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Rep. Mark Higley
  • Theo Kennedy, Lobbyist, Delta Dental
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Bram Kleppner, Chief Financial Officer, Danforth Pewter and Shirley Pewter
  • Rep. Thomas F. "Tom" Koch, Barre Town
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • William Lambrukos, Senior Vice President, Northeast Delta Dental/Delta Dental Plan of Vermont
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • George Malek, President, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Legislative Council
  • Tom McKeown, Executive Director, Business Resource Services
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Nigel Mucklow, Co-owner, New England Flooring
  • Rep. Oliver K. Olsen, Representative
  • Rep. Oliver K. Olsen, Representative, Jamaica
  • Doug Page, Citizen
  • Rep. Christopher Pearson
  • Clifford Peterson, General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • David Reynolds, Deputy Commissioner, Division Health Care, BISHCA
  • George Richardson, Pediatric Dentist, Timberlane Dental Group
  • Michael Roche, President, Stowe Tree Experts
  • Tom Rugg, Account Executive - Principal, Hickock and Boardman Group Benefits
  • William Sayer, President and CEO, New England Federal Credit Union
  • Rep. Dave Sharpe
  • Rep. Dave Sharpe, Sponsor, Town of Bristol
  • William Shepeluk, President, Waterbury Village Trustees
  • Bruce Shields, President, Ethan Allen Institute
  • David Sichel, Deputy Director of Group Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Michael Sirotkin, Lobbyist, Coalition of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Laura Soares, President-elect, Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust
  • Peter Sterling, Executive Director, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Kelly Stoddard, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, American Cancer Society
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Win Thomas, President, Thomas Insurance and Benefits
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retailers Association
  • Jessica Waltman, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, National Association of Health Underwriters
  • April Williams, Citizen, Winooski
  • Jason Williams, Government Relations, Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Wendy Wilton, Treasurer, City of Rutland
  • Joseph Zimmerman, Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust
House Committee on Human Services
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Peter Cobb, Director, Vermont Assembly of Home Health and Hospice Agencies
  • Janet Dermody, Deputy Director, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights
  • Nancy Eldridge, Executive Director, Catheral Square, Inc. and LeadingAge Vermont
  • Sen. Sally Fox, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Bard Hill, Dual Eligibles Project
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Joyce Lemire, Senior Solutions, Area Agencies on Aging
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Jackie Majoros, Long Care Ombudsman, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Gini Milkey, Director, Coalition of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Floyd Nease, Executive Director, Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery
  • Ed Paquin, Director, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights
  • Dawn Philbert, Director of Public Health Policy, Department of Health
  • Karen Schwartz, Executive Director, Developmental Disability Council
  • Michael Sirotkin, Lobbyist, Coalition of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Peter Sterling, Executive Director, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
  • Heidi Tringe, Maclean, Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
  • Marlys Waller, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
  • Julie Wasserman, Dual Eligibles Project
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Chris Maley, Attorney, Vermont Association for Justice (Trial Lawyers)
  • Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Scott Baldwin, President, Vermont Brokerage Services
  • Michael Bayer, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Russ Bennett, Owner, NorthLand Design and Construction
  • Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Michael Fisher, House Committee on Health Care
  • Mitchell Fleischer, President, Fleischer Jacobs Group
  • Craig Fuller, Owner, Fuller and Keller, Inc.
  • Cassandra Gekas, Health Care Advocate, VPIRG
  • Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • William Little, Vice President, MVP Healthcare
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • George Malek, President, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Tom McKeown, Executive Director, Business Resource Services
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Clifford Peterson, General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Clifford Peterson, General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Barre
  • Michael Quinn, Independent Broker
  • Tom Rugg, Account Executive - Principal, Hickock and Boardman Group Benefits
  • Bill Sayre, Economist, Bristol
  • Peter Sterling, Executive Director, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retail Association, Inc
  • Wendy Wilton, Treasurer, City of Rutland
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
  • Peter Cobb, Director, Vermont Assembly of Home Health and Hospice Agencies
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Rep. Michael Fisher, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Michael Fisher, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Patrick Flood, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Alexandra Forbes, Vermont Psychological Association
  • Sen. Sally Fox, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Lucie Garand, Lobbyist
  • David Gilman, Rutland Optical
  • Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Bea Grause, President, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Dale Hackett, Consumer, Barre
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Sen. Vincent Illuzzi
  • Dr. Craig Jones, Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Health Access
  • Jeanne Kennedy, Cigna Health Care
  • Trinka Kerr, Health Care Ombudsman
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • Stephen Kimbell, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Robert Luce, Director, Downs Rachlin Martin
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Georgia Maheras, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jackie Majoros, Long Care Ombudsman, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Mickenberg, Attorney, Working Vermont
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Wendy Morgan, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Nick Nichols, Policy Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Megan O'Donnell, Assistant General Counsel, Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Clifford Peterson, General Counsel, Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration
  • John Pierce, volunteer, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Chris Rice, MVP Healthcare
  • A.J. Ruben, Supervising Attorney, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Dick Sears, Bennington County
  • Michael Sirotkin
  • Michael Sirotkin, COVE
  • Richard Slusky, Director of Payment Reform, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Trevor Squirrell, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Vermont
  • Peter Sterling, Executive Director, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security
  • Kelly Stoddard, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, American Cancer Society
  • Charles Storrow, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
  • Rep. George W. Till, Co-Chair, Health Access Oversight Committee
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Heidi Tringe, MacLean, Meehan and Rice
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Chris Maley, Attorney, Vermont Association for Justice (Trial Lawyers)
  • Jill Olson, VP Policy and Operations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

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No fiscal documents found for H.559 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
An act relating to health care reform implementation

Committee of Conference Members

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
An act relating to health care reform implementation

Committee of Conference Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to health care reform implementation

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Friday, April 27, 2012
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
5:00 PM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

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

Monday, April 30, 2012
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
2:30 PM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

Room 17.

Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
9:30 AM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
11:30 AM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
3:00 PM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
5:15 PM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

6:15 PM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation


Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
10:30 AM

H.559 - An act relating to health care reform implementation

Committee Report Signing


No committee of conference report found for H.559 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.

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Act


An act relating to health care reform implementation

Statutes Affected

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Notes
Language from H.2, H.495, H.500, H.571, and H.604 are included in H.559 as passed the House

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