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S.255 (Act 152)

An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Virginia Lyons
5/31/2016 - Signed by Governor on May 31, 2016
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/31/2016 - Signed by Governor on May 31, 2016
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An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Detailed Status

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An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Roll Call History

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An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Walk-through and introduction from Sponsors

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Devon Green, Special Counsel, Agency of Administration

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Devon Green, Special Counsel, Agency of Administration
Susan Barrett, JD, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of the Health Care Advocate
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Rebecca Heinz, Counsel, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
David Martini, Director of Health Insurance Policy, Director of External Appeals Program, Department of Financial Regulation

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:30 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Devon Green, Special Counsel, Agency of Administration

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Review proposed amendments

Sen. Joe Benning
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:40 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Walk-through

Devon Green, Special Counsel for Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
David Martini, Director of Health Insurance Policy, Director of External Appeals Program, Department of Financial Regulation
Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate

Friday, April 1, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Devon Green, Special Counsel for Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Discussion

3:30 PM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Amendments

Susan Barrett, JD, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Friday, April 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Amendments.

1:45 PM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor of Amendment
Steven Costantino, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Aaron French, Deputy Commissioner,  Health Services and Managed Care, Department of Vermont Health Access
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
2:45 PM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
3:00 PM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Aggregate vs. non-aggregated reporting, etc.

David Cassetty, General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
David Martini, Director of Health Insurance Policy, Director of External Appeals Program, Department of Financial Regulation
Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Discussion on amendments

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
Susan Barrett, JD, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Final markup

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Tom Simpatico, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
Susan Barrett, JD, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
12:55 PM

S.255 - An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Vote.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Health Care
  • Susan Barrett, JD, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Cassetty, General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Steven Costantino, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor of Amendment
  • Aaron French, Deputy Commissioner,  Health Services and Managed Care, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Devon Green, Special Counsel for Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
  • David Martini, Director of Health Insurance Policy, Director of External Appeals Program, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Tom Simpatico, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Susan Barrett, JD, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Sen. Joe Benning
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Devon Green, Special Counsel, Agency of Administration
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Rebecca Heinz, Counsel, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • David Martini, Director of Health Insurance Policy, Director of External Appeals Program, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Lila Richardson, Staff Attorney, Office of the Health Care Advocate

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No fiscal documents found for S.255 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
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An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Committee of Conference Meetings

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Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to regulation of hospitals, health insurers, and managed care organizations

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.255 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference report found for S.255 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Notes
The subject matter of H.639 was added to S.255.

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