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S.53

An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons , Sen. Becca Balint, Sen. Christopher Bray, Sen. Francis K. Brooks, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Debbie Ingram, Sen. Mark A. MacDonald, Sen. Dick McCormack, Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Sen. Jeanette K. White
House Committee on Health Care
4/4/2018 - Rep. Turner of Milton moved that the committee on Rules be relieved of the bill and that the same be committed to the committee on Health Care which was agreed to.
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House Committee on Health Care
Last Recorded Action
House 4/4/2018 - Rep. Turner of Milton moved that the committee on Rules be relieved of the bill and that the same be committed to the committee on Health Care which was agreed to.
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An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

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An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Deborah Richter, MD, Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist
Allan Ramsay, M.D.
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Susan Leigh Deppe, Chair, Health Care Reform, Vermont Psychiatric Association

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Deborah Richter, MD, Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jack Mayer, Pediatrician, Middlebury
Hannah Rabin, Primary Care Doctor, Richmond
Susie Miller, Office Manager, Cambridge Family Practice
Michael Fine, Former Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Allan Ramsay, M.D.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:45 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Samantha Nelson, Government Affairs Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Walk Through of Bill and Review of Committee Letter to Advocates

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:30 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Deborah Richter, MD, Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist
David Reynolds
Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Todd Moore, CEO, OneCare Vermont
Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Allan Ramsay, M.D.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
After the Floor

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Allan Ramsay, M.D., Green Mountain Care Board

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Discussion of the Objectives and Intent of S.53

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Workforce Issues and Provider Support

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Scollins, Vermont Medical Society
Deborah Wachtel, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Vermont Nurse Practitioners' Association
Michael Fine, Chief Health Strategist, City of Central Falls, Rhode Island
10:45 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Workforce Issues & Provider Support continued

Paul J. Reiss
Adam Sorscher, Vermont Health Care for All
Ron Holland
Lorilee Schoenbeck, Vice President, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Joshua Green, President, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Fay Homan, Little Rivers Health Care
Ethan Parke, Vermont Health Care for All
Dylon Gookin, Medical Student, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:45 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

A plan moving forward

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Clarke Collins, Benefits Director, Vermont Department of Human Resources
Todd Moore, CEO, OneCare Vermont
Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Herbert Olson

Friday, February 9, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:15 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Testimony, Discussion and Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Phil Keller, Director of Insurance Regulation, Department of Financial Regulation
Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Mary Kate Mohlman, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Clarke Collins, Benefits Director, Vermont Department of Human Resources
Deborah Richter, MD, Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist
Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society
Marjorie Power, Member, Vermont Health Care for All

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
After the Floor

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Discussion and Mark-up

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Nursing Homes

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
10:40 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Discussion and Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Lucie Garand, Lobbyist, Downs, Rachlin Martin PLLC

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Herbert Olson, Counsel
Allan Ramsay, Medical Director, People's Health & Wellness Clinic
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
10:30 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Committee Discussion

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All

Friday, March 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Discussion and Potential Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ethan Parke, Vermont Health Care for All

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Possible Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Draft 2.3 - Senate Appropriations Amendment Draft 1.1 - Ayer Amendment Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
4:00 PM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sen. Claire Ayer

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Walk-through of bill As Passed the Senate. 10:30 AM or after the floor.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Allan Ramsay, Medical Director, People's Health & Wellness Clinic
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
Michael Fine, Former Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
Susan Leigh Deppe, Chair, Health Care Reform, Vermont Psychiatric Association
10:15 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Jean Stetter, Administrative Services Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Dan Barlow, State Director, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:30 PM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Todd Moore, CEO, OneCare Vermont
Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Additional testimony; Fiscal Note

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:30 AM

S.53 - An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

An act relating to recommendations for achieving universal coverage for primary care in Vermont

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Health Care
  • Dan Barlow, State Director, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility
  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Susan Leigh Deppe, Chair, Health Care Reform, Vermont Psychiatric Association
  • Michael Fine, Former Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Todd Moore, CEO, OneCare Vermont
  • Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Allan Ramsay, Medical Director, People's Health & Wellness Clinic
  • Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Jean Stetter, Administrative Services Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Sen. Claire Ayer
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Clarke Collins, Benefits Director, Vermont Department of Human Resources
  • Michael Costa, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Susan Leigh Deppe, Chair, Health Care Reform, Vermont Psychiatric Association
  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Michael Fine, Chief Health Strategist, City of Central Falls, Rhode Island
  • Michael Fine, Former Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vt. Legal Aid
  • Lucie Garand, Lobbyist, Downs, Rachlin Martin PLLC
  • Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Dylon Gookin, Medical Student, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Joshua Green, President, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Ron Holland
  • Fay Homan, Little Rivers Health Care
  • Phil Keller, Director of Insurance Regulation, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Georgia Maheras, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Jack Mayer, Pediatrician, Middlebury
  • Susie Miller, Office Manager, Cambridge Family Practice
  • Mary Kate Mohlman, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • Todd Moore, CEO, OneCare Vermont
  • Samantha Nelson, Government Affairs Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Herbert Olson
  • Herbert Olson, Counsel
  • Ethan Parke, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Nursing Homes
  • Marjorie Power, Member, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Hannah Rabin, Primary Care Doctor, Richmond
  • Allan Ramsay, M.D.
  • Allan Ramsay, M.D., Green Mountain Care Board
  • Allan Ramsay, Medical Director, People's Health & Wellness Clinic
  • Paul J. Reiss
  • David Reynolds
  • Deborah Richter, MD, Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist
  • Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Lorilee Schoenbeck, Vice President, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Michael Scollins, Vermont Medical Society
  • Adam Sorscher, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Deborah Wachtel, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Vermont Nurse Practitioners' Association

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel

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