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H.524

An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

House Committee on Health Care
5/22/2019 - Senate Message, House proposal of amendment concurred in
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An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
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H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 min. after floor

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion

Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 1, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
15 min. after floor

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization

Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
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H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion and possible vote

Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization

Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kelley Avery, Senior VERB Programs Administrator, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
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H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on the agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion, recommendations, possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Adaline Strumolo, Health Care Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion, recommendations, possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
15 min. after floor

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion and possible vote

-

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion and possible vote

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Adaline Strumolo, Health Care Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Previously referred to on agenda as Health Insurance Market Stabilization
Committee discussion and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:40 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Sponsor

Friday, March 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:00 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Member, House Committee on Health Care
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Monday, March 18, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:30 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Overview

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:10 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Kaj Samsom, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:35 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Walk-through on amendments

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. George W. Till, Reporter of Amendment, House Committee on Ways and Means

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Review amendments

Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor of Amendments
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Walk-through

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10 mins after the floor

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Walk-through and Testimony

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Friday, April 12, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:15 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10 mins after the floor

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Further Testimony

Joe Armstrong, Christian Healthcare Ministries
Shanee Tracey, Government Affairs and Policy Representative, Christian Care Ministry
Martin Hoyt, Alliance of Healthcare Sharing Ministries
Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms for Life and Health, Department of Financial Regulation
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Addie Strumolo, Health Care Director, DVHA
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Walk-through continued

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Further Testimony

Donald Blake, President, Donald P. Blake Jr, Inc
Chris Palmer, Woods CRW Corp
Mitch Fleischer, President, Business Resource Service
Andrew Wible, Director of Operations, Catamount Solar
Mike Smullen, Controller, Trowel Trades Supply, Inc
Dan Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10 mins after the Floor

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Further Testimony and Committee Discussion

Rep. Lori Houghton, House Health Care
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 3, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Possible Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms for Life and Health, Department of Financial Regulation

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
4:05 PM

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.524 - An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Committee discussion


An act relating to health insurance and the individual mandate

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
House Committee on Health Care
  • Kelley Avery, Senior VERB Programs Administrator, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms for Life and Health, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor of Amendments
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Deborah Richter MD, President, Vermont Health Care for All
  • Adaline Strumolo, Health Care Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Rep. George W. Till, Reporter of Amendment, House Committee on Ways and Means
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
  • Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Sponsor
  • Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Member, House Committee on Health Care
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Kaj Samsom, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Joe Armstrong, Christian Healthcare Ministries
  • Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • Dan Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility
  • Donald Blake, President, Donald P. Blake Jr, Inc
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms for Life and Health, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Mitch Fleischer, President, Business Resource Service
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Rep. Lori Houghton, House Health Care
  • Martin Hoyt, Alliance of Healthcare Sharing Ministries
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Chris Palmer, Woods CRW Corp
  • Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Mike Smullen, Controller, Trowel Trades Supply, Inc
  • Addie Strumolo, Health Care Director, DVHA
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Shanee Tracey, Government Affairs and Policy Representative, Christian Care Ministry
  • Andrew Wible, Director of Operations, Catamount Solar
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

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Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel

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