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S.43

An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Sen. Virginia Lyons , Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Deborah Ingram, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Richard Westman
5/24/2019 - Delivered to Governor on May 24, 2019
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Senate 5/24/2019 - Delivered to Governor on May 24, 2019
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An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Introduction and walk-through

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Katie Whitaker, Care Coordinator, Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley
Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:20 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:15 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Deborah Wachtel, Assistant Professor, UVM College of Nursing, Vermont Nurse Practitioners' Association
Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Government Relations Director, Vermont Medical Society
Georgia Maheras, Vice President of Policy and Programs, Bi-State Primary Care Association

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Mark-up and possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Lisa Brouillette Hurteau, Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Vermont Health Access
Jill Rickard, Director of Policy, Department of Financial Regulation

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Walk-through and testimony

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steve Leffler, Interim President, University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont Medical Society President
Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Policy and Communications Manager, Vermont Medical Society

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor adjourns

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Mark-up

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms for Life and Health, Department of Financial Regulation
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans
Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Chris Rice, Lobbyist, Afllac

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Possible Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:30 PM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Vote


Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:10 PM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Logan Nicoll, Reporter

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Committee discussion and possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Logan Nicoll, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Committee vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Logan Nicoll, Reporter

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.43 - An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to limiting prior authorization requirements for medication-assisted treatment

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Health Care
  • 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
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Logan Nicoll, Reporter
  • Rep. Logan Nicoll, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
House Committee on Human Services
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms for Life and Health, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Steve Leffler, Interim President, University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont Medical Society President
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Chris Rice, Lobbyist, Afllac
  • Jill Sudhoff-Guerin, Policy and Communications Manager, Vermont Medical Society
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Lisa Brouillette Hurteau, Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Georgia Maheras, Vice President of Policy and Programs, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jill Rickard, Director of Policy, Department of Financial Regulation
  • 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, Assistant Professor, UVM College of Nursing, Vermont Nurse Practitioners' Association
  • Katie Whitaker, Care Coordinator, Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel

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