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S.31

An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Sen. Christopher Pearson
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
1/18/2019 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
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Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
Last Recorded Action
Senate 1/18/2019 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
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An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:45 AM

S.31 - An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Sen. Christopher A. Pearson, Sponsor
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.31 - An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

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
David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, AARP Vermont

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:20 AM

S.31 - An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Gini Milkey, Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
Lois Whitmore, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
Scott Woodward, Pomfret
Heather Riemer, AFT-VT
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
11:15 AM

S.31 - An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office

An act relating to requiring hospitals to provide certain financial information to patients and prohibiting surprise billing for emergency medical services

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, AARP Vermont
  • Gini Milkey, Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Sen. Christopher A. Pearson, Sponsor
  • Heather Riemer, AFT-VT
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Lois Whitmore, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Scott Woodward, Pomfret

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel

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