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S.309

An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Sen. Virginia Lyons , Sen. Deborah Ingram, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Richard Westman
Senate Committee on Finance
1/16/2020 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Finance
Sponsor(s)
Location
Senate Committee on Finance
Last Recorded Action
Senate 1/16/2020 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Finance
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An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
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S.309 - An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

S.309 - An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Testimony

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
Rick Dooley, Clinical Network Director, Healthfirst, Inc.
Joshua Green, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Rick Barnett, Legislative Chair, Past-President, Vermont Psychological Association
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.309 - An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Testimony and Committee Discussion

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Dr. Carl "Trey" Dobson, Chief Medical Officer, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Sebastian Arduengo , Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:20 PM

S.309 - An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Response to Health Care Advocate's Proposal

Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.309 - An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Committee Discussion, Mark-up and Possible Vote

Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Rebecca Heintz, General Counsel, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation

Committee Documents

An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Sebastian Arduengo , Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Rick Barnett, Legislative Chair, Past-President, Vermont Psychological Association
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Dr. Carl "Trey" Dobson, Chief Medical Officer, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
  • Rick Dooley, Clinical Network Director, Healthfirst, Inc.
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Joshua Green, Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Rebecca Heintz, General Counsel, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

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An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to limitations on health care contract provisions and surprise medical bills

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.309 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for S.309 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act

No act information found for S.309 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel

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