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S.31 (Act 53)

An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Sen. Christopher Pearson
5/29/2019 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor June 10, 2019
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House 5/29/2019 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor June 10, 2019
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An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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No meeting history found for S.31 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

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 informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

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 informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

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 informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

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 informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Brian Murphy, Director of Pharmacy and Vendor Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Friday, February 22, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:15 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Mark-up

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Gini Milkey, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Friday, March 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:25 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Possible amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sen. Joe Benning, Sponsor, Sponsor of Amendment

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Walk-through

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:40 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Committee discussion

Lucie Garand, Lobbyist, Brattleboro Retreat

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
15 min. after floor

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Louis Josephson, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Committee discussion and possible vote

Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
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
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:30 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Committee discussion and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Friday, May 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Vote to reconsider, amendment, and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Benjamin Jickling, Reporter
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Review and possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:35 PM

S.31 - An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Committee discussion, review amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Health Care
  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Lucie Garand, Lobbyist, Brattleboro Retreat
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Louis Josephson, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Sen. Joe Benning, Sponsor, Sponsor of Amendment
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • 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
  • Benjamin Jickling, Reporter
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, AARP Vermont
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Gini Milkey, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Gini Milkey, Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Brian Murphy, Director of Pharmacy and Vendor Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
  • 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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No fiscal documents found for S.31 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
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An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.31 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for S.31 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act


An act relating to informed health care financial decision making and the consent policy for the Vermont Health Information Exchange

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2019-2020

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel

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