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H.721

An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Rep. Lori Houghton , Rep. Julia Andrews , Rep. Peter Anthony , Rep. Angela Arsenault , Rep. Daisy Berbeco , Rep. Matthew Birong , Rep. Alyssa Black , Rep. Tiffany Bluemle , Rep. Seth Bongartz , Rep. Michelle Bos-Lun , Rep. Lucy Boyden , Rep. Jana Brown , Rep. Jessica Brumsted , Rep. Mollie Burke , Rep. Elizabeth Burrows , Rep. Tesha Buss , Rep. R. Scott Campbell , Rep. Melanie Carpenter , Rep. Heather Chase , Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman , Rep. Brian Cina , Rep. Sara Coffey , Rep. Esme Cole , Rep. Peter Conlon , Rep. Mari Cordes , Rep. Leonora Dodge , Rep. Karen Dolan , Rep. David Durfee , Rep. Caleb Elder , Rep. Alice Emmons , Rep. Robert "Bobby" Farlice-Rubio , Rep. Golrang Garofano , Rep. Leslie Goldman , Rep. Edye Graning , Rep. Troy Headrick , Rep. Rebecca Holcombe , Rep. Robert Hooper , Rep. Mary Howard , Rep. Noah Hyman , Rep. Kathleen James , Rep. Stephanie Jerome , Rep. Emilie Kornheiser , Rep. Emilie Krasnow , Rep. Dennis LaBounty , Rep. Martin LaLonde , Rep. Josie Leavitt , Rep. Kate Logan , Rep. Emily Long , Rep. Kate McCann , Rep. Michael McCarthy , Rep. Francis McFaun , Rep. Jubilee McGill , Rep. Kristi Morris , Rep. Michael Mrowicki , Rep. Emma Mulvaney-Stanak , Rep. William Notte , Rep. Daniel Noyes , Rep. Kate Nugent , Rep. Carol Ode , Rep. Kelly Pajala , Rep. Avram Patt , Rep. Phil Pouech , Rep. Monique Priestley , Rep. Barbara Rachelson , Rep. Mike Rice , Rep. Tristan Roberts , Rep. Lawrence Satcowitz , Rep. Amy Sheldon , Rep. Katherine Sims , Rep. Taylor Small , Rep. Thomas Stevens , Rep. Mary-Katherine Stone , Rep. David Templeman , Rep. Tristan Toleno , Rep. Dara Torre , Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano , Rep. Chea Waters Evans , Rep. Dane Whitman , Rep. Jonathan Williams , Rep. Theresa Wood
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
4/2/2024 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
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Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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Senate 4/2/2024 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
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An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2023-2024
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An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
Friday, January 12, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:15 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Section 9

Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Emma Zavez, Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Mary Hayden, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Samuel Carleton, Care & Service Coordination Supervisor/Vermont SHIP Director, Age Well VT
Meg Polyte, Policy Director, Alzheimer's Association, Vermont Chapter
2:45 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Testimony on Section 9, continued

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Emma Zavez, Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Danielle Fuoco, Policy Analyst, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Testimony on Medicaid eligibility expansions and marketplace items (Sections 3, 8, 9, 11, 12, and 14)

Adaline Strumolo, Acting Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
Mary Kate Mohlman, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Alex McCracken, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
10:30 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Testimony on Medicaid reimbursement (Sections 5, 6, and 13)

Alicia Cooper, Director of Managed Care Operations, Department of Vermont Health Access
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Mary Kate Mohlman, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:30 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Section 7

Sandi Hoffman, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
-

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Sections 4 and 10

Ashley Berliner, Director of Medicaid Policy, Department of Vermont Health Access
MaryKate Mohlman, Co-Chair, Medicaid and Exchange Advisory Committee, Department of Vermont Health Access
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:15 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Jessica Barquist, Vice President of Public Affairs, VT, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Susan Ridzon, Executive Director, Healthfirst, Inc.
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Emma Zavez, Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
-

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Committee discussion


Thursday, February 1, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:35 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Medicaid Stories

Kate Kanelstein, Director, Vermont Worker's Center
Erin Kellar, Community Member, Burlington
Heather Bauman, Community Member, Charlotte
Abel Luna, Community Member, Burlington
Andy Lindquist, Community Member, Norwich

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:25 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Medicare Savings Plans (section 9)

Stephanie Barrett, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Danielle Fuoco, Health Care Assistant Administrator, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
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
1:15 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through of new draft, testimony, Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Alex McCracken, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Mary Kate Mohlman, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through of new draft, Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:15 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through, Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through and Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Alex McCracken, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 15, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
-

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through and possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:20 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

amendment

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Patrick Titterton, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

vote

Megan Sullivan, Vice President of Government Affairs, Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
2:25 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk through

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Patrick Titterton, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
7:30 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Amendment and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Rep. Robin Scheu, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:40 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Introduction

Rep. Lori Houghton, Co-Sponsor, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Walk-through

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:15 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

Friday, April 12, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.721 - An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Stephanie Barrett, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Dani Fuoco, Senior Policy & Implementation Analyst, Department of Vermont Health Access
Alex McCracken, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2023-2024
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Patrick Titterton, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
House Committee on Health Care
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Jessica Barquist, Vice President of Public Affairs, VT, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
  • Stephanie Barrett, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Heather Bauman, Community Member, Charlotte
  • Ashley Berliner, Director of Medicaid Policy, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Samuel Carleton, Care & Service Coordination Supervisor/Vermont SHIP Director, Age Well VT
  • Alicia Cooper, Director of Managed Care Operations, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Danielle Fuoco, Health Care Assistant Administrator, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Danielle Fuoco, Policy Analyst, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Mary Hayden, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  • Sandi Hoffman, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Kate Kanelstein, Director, Vermont Worker's Center
  • Erin Kellar, Community Member, Burlington
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Andy Lindquist, Community Member, Norwich
  • Abel Luna, Community Member, Burlington
  • Alex McCracken, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Mary Kate Mohlman, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • MaryKate Mohlman, Co-Chair, Medicaid and Exchange Advisory Committee, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Meg Polyte, Policy Director, Alzheimer's Association, Vermont Chapter
  • Susan Ridzon, Executive Director, Healthfirst, Inc.
  • Adaline Strumolo, Acting Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Emma Zavez, Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Robin Scheu, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Megan Sullivan, Vice President of Government Affairs, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Patrick Titterton, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Stephanie Barrett, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Dani Fuoco, Senior Policy & Implementation Analyst, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Rep. Lori Houghton, Co-Sponsor, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Alex McCracken, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access

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No committee of conference members found for H.721 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to expanding access to Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.721 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
No committee of conference report found for H.721 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

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Act

No act information found for H.721 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel

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