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S.50 (Act 64)

An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Sen. Debbie Ingram
6/7/2017 - Signed by Governor on 6/7/17
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 6/7/2017 - Signed by Governor on 6/7/17
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An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Detailed Status

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
No activity found for S.50 in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.

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An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:45 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rick Barnett, Legislative Chair and Past President, Vermont Psychological Association
Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
Terry Rabinowitz MD DDS, Medical Director of Telemedicine, University of Vermont Medical Center
Brian Murphy, Director of Vendor Management, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Aaron French, Chief Clinical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Susan Hall, LCMHC, DCC, Citizen

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Committee discussion



Thursday, February 16, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 17, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Committee discussion and possible vote



Thursday, March 23, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
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S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Walk-through.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Aaron French, Chief Clinical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Lindsay Parker, Health Access Policy and Planning Chief, Agency of Human Services
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
Rick Barnett, Legislative Chair and Past President, Vermont Psychological Association
Tammie Consejo, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Terry Rabinowitz MD DDS, Medical Director of Telemedicine, University of Vermont Medical Center
Dean Barcelow, Vermont Optometric Association
Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
3:50 PM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Michael Fisher, Vermont Health Care Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid

Friday, March 31, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Brian Murphy, Director of Vendor Management, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Committee discussion.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:15 PM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Mark McGee, Chief Medical Officer, Brattleboro Retreat
Jena Trombly, Human Resources Director, Clara Martin Center
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
3:00 PM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Markup and Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:45 PM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:45 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Markup and possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, VNAs of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

10:30 AM or 15 minutes after Floor adjourns

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:15 PM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Markup

Brian Murphy, Director of Vendor Management, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:30 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Markup

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Samantha Nelson, Government Affairs Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:45 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Discussion--status in Senate of H. Amendment

Rep. Annmarie Christensen

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

S.50 - An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Committee discussion



An act relating to insurance coverage for telemedicine services delivered in or outside a health care facility

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Health Care
  • Dean Barcelow, Vermont Optometric Association
  • Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
  • Rick Barnett, Legislative Chair and Past President, Vermont Psychological Association
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, VNAs of Vermont
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Annmarie Christensen
  • Tammie Consejo, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Michael Fisher, Vermont Health Care Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
  • Aaron French, Chief Clinical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Mark McGee, Chief Medical Officer, Brattleboro Retreat
  • Brian Murphy, Director of Vendor Management, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Lindsay Parker, Health Access Policy and Planning Chief, Agency of Human Services
  • Terry Rabinowitz MD DDS, Medical Director of Telemedicine, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Jena Trombly, Human Resources Director, Clara Martin Center
  • Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
  • Rick Barnett, Legislative Chair and Past President, Vermont Psychological Association
  • Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Aaron French, Chief Clinical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Susan Hall, LCMHC, DCC, Citizen
  • Brian Murphy, Director of Vendor Management, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Samantha Nelson, Government Affairs Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Terry Rabinowitz MD DDS, Medical Director of Telemedicine, University of Vermont Medical Center

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Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel

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