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H.639 (Act 141)

An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Rep. Elizabeth Dunn, Rep. George Till , Rep. Lynn Batchelor, Rep. Paul Belaski, Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Cynthia Browning, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Rep. Susan Buckholz, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Rep. Annmarie Christensen, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Daniel Connor, Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. Rachael Fields, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Marcia Gardner, Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Rep. Helen Head, Rep. Philip Hooper, Rep. Lori Houghton, Rep. Mary Howard, Rep. Kimberly Jessup, Rep. Ben Joseph, Rep. Kathleen Keenan, Rep. Martin LaLonde, Rep. Diane Lanpher, Rep. Gabrielle Lucke, Rep. James Masland, Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris, Rep. Barbara Murphy, Rep. Gary Nolan, Rep. Daniel Noyes, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Kelly Pajala, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Paul Poirier, Rep. Amy Sheldon, Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Rep. Valerie Stuart, Rep. Mary Sullivan, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Tommy Walz, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. David Yacovone, Rep. Michael Yantachka
5/21/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/21/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018
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An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Detailed Status

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An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Roll Call History

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An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:20 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Committee discussion

Jenny Samuelson, Associate Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
Lucy Leriche, VP of Public Policy, Planned Parenthood of Vermont
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid

Friday, March 2, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Committee discussion

Sally D. Herschorn, MD, Vice Chair of Radiology, University of Vermont Medical Center
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Committee discussion and amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Rep. Elizabeth "Betsy" Dunn

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Walk thru of bill by drafter

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Friday, April 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Gretchen White, Manager of Breast Imaging, UVM Medical Center
Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:15 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Committee Discussion

Sally D. Herschorn, MD, Vice Chair of Radiology, University of Vermont Medical Center
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:45 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Discussed Proposed Amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:50 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Update on Senate actions

Rep. Lori Houghton
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Phil Keller, Director of Insurance Regulation, Department of Financial Regulation

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Sen. Claire Ayer

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:45 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.639 - An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

David Martini, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Health Care
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Sally D. Herschorn, MD, Vice Chair of Radiology, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Rep. Lori Houghton
  • Phil Keller, Director of Insurance Regulation, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Lucy Leriche, VP of Public Policy, Planned Parenthood of Vermont
  • Jenny Samuelson, Associate Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Sen. Claire Ayer
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Elizabeth "Betsy" Dunn
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Sally D. Herschorn, MD, Vice Chair of Radiology, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • David Martini, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Gretchen White, Manager of Breast Imaging, UVM Medical Center
  • Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

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An act relating to eliminating cost-sharing for certain breast imaging services

Statutes Affected

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Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel

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