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  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Vice Chair
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  • Rep. Annmarie Christensen, Clerk
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  • Rep. Mari Cordes
  • Rep. David Durfee
  • Rep. Woodman Page
  • Rep. Peter Reed
  • Rep. Lucy Rogers
  • Rep. Brian Smith

House Committee on Health Care

 

AGENDA

 

Room 45

January 14, 2020 - January 17, 2020

Last Updated 1/17/2020 12:21 PM

 

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

-                                  Caucuses and Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   Rural Health Services Task Force

Rep. Lucy Rogers, H.528, Floor Reporter

Robin Lunge, Chair, Rural Health Services Task Force

Agatha Kessler, Health Policy Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Laura Pelosi, Member, Rural Health Services Task Force

Jill Olson, Member, Rural Health Services Task Force

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health

Kelly Dougherty, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Health

John Olson, M.Ed., Rural Health and Primary Care Chief, Department of Health

 

2:45 PM                   Break

 

3:00 PM                   Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

Discussion of delivery system reform (DSRs) investments

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

3:15 PM                   Blue Cross/Blue Shield Captive Health Insurance Arrangements

Small group health insurance pool stability

David Provost, Deputy Commissioner, Captive Insurance Division, Department of Financial Regulation

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont

Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Business Resource Services

Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

9:00 AM                   Green Mountain Care Board's Analysis of Brattleboro Retreat's Audited Financial Statements FY15 through FY18

Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board

Patrick Rooney, Director of Health Systems Finances, Green Mountain Care Board

 

9:55 AM                   Break

 

10:15 AM                   Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

Delivery system reform (DSRs) investments

Victoria Loner, RN.C, MHCDS, Chief Executive Officer, OneCare Vermont

 

10:45 AM                   Primary Care Workforce Shortage Solutions

Testimony from Green Mountain Care Board's Primary Care Advisory Group

Christina McLaughlin, Health Policy Analyst, Green Mountain Care Board

Katie Marvin, MD, GMCB Primary Care Advisory Group Member

Leigh LoPresti, MD, GMCB Primary Care Advisory Group Member

Tim Tanner, MD, MPH, GMCB Primary Care Advisory Group Member

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

- after the floor                   Attend a Portion of the Green Mountain Care Board Meeting

The Green Mountain Care Board is hosting a primary care workforce panel at the Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State Street, Montpelier.

 

3:00 PM                   All-Payer Model and Vermont Medicaid Next Generation ACO Model

Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services

Victoria Loner, RN.C, MHCDS, Chief Executive Officer, OneCare Vermont

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, January 16, 2020

9:00 AM                   OneCare Vermont

Room 11 - Joint meeting with Senate Health and Welfare

Victoria Loner, RN.C, MHCDS, Chief Executive Officer, OneCare Vermont

Tom Borys, Senior Director of Finance and Payment Reform, OneCare Vermont

 

11:00 AM                   House committee members return to Room 45

 

11:15 AM                   Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

Committee discussion and recommendations to the House Committee on Appropriations

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:10 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

2:30 PM                   Committee Discussion

Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Friday, January 17, 2020

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

- 10:00 AM or after floor                   OneCare Vermont

Room 11 - Joint meeting with Senate Health and Welfare

Victoria Loner, RN.C, MHCDS, Chief Executive Officer, OneCare Vermont

Sara Barry, Chief Operating Officer, OneCare Vermont

Marissa Parisi, Executive Director, RiseVT

 

11:15 AM                   House committee members return to Room 45

 

11:30 AM                   H. 625 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for chromosomal microarray analysis

Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor

 

-                                   H. 626 - An act relating to administering stem cell products not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor

 

11:45 AM                   H. 686 - An act relating to coding and billing standards for surgical revision after chest wall reconstruction

Rep. Charen Fegard, Sponsor

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:10 PM                   Adjourn

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 8 hard copies. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Demis Martin at 828-2264 or demis@leg.state.vt.us