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S.225 (Act 159)

An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Sen. Virginia Lyons , Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Michael Sirotkin
5/21/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 21, 2018
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Senate 5/21/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 21, 2018
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An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Detailed Status

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An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Roll Call History

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An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Committee Meetings

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Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:30 AM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:10 AM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Pam Farnham, Manager, Community Health Team, University of Vermont Medical Center
Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Amerin Aborjaily, Health Policy and Planning Chief, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

Friday, March 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
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S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Walk Through of Bill

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:00 AM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Pam Farnham, Manager, Community Health Team, University of Vermont Medical Center
Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:00 AM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Mark-Up & Vote

Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Brief review of bill

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:30 PM

S.225 - An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Or after the Floor.
Walk-through of the bill.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access

An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Health Care
  • Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
House Committee on Human Services
  • Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Pam Farnham, Manager, Community Health Team, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Amerin Aborjaily, Health Policy and Planning Chief, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Pam Farnham, Manager, Community Health Team, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

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No fiscal documents found for S.225 in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.
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An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Committee of Conference Meetings

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Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to pilot programs for coverage by commercial health insurers of costs associated with medication-assisted treatment

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

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No committee of conference meeting history found for S.225 in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference report found for S.225 in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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