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Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Vice Chair

Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Ranking Member

Rep. Leigh Dakin, Clerk

Rep. Doug Gage

Rep. Kathleen Hoyt

Rep. Mary A. Morrissey

Rep. Christopher Pearson

Rep. Kristy Spengler

Rep. George W. Till

Rep. Mark Woodward

Agenda Build


Committee members and the public are invited to attend

the Governor’s Health Connect Small Business Forum

at the Capital Plaza.


House Committee on Health Care




Room 11

September 18, 2013

10:00 AM                    Green Mountain Care Board

                                    Introduction to the new member of the Green Mountain Care Board

Betty Rambur, Member, Green Mountain Care Board


10:30 AM                    Exchange Readiness

Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)


11:15 AM                    Exchange Readiness - Carriers Perspective

Kevin Goddard, Vice President of External Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare

Christine Alibrandi, Health Care Reform Project Coordinator, Delta Dental


11:45 AM                    Update from Navigators

Donna Sutton Fay, Policy Director, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security

Susan Klein, Director, Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce


12:15 PM                    Payment Reform

                                    Vermont Oncology Project

Ena Backus, Health Care Reform Specialist, Green Mountain Care Board

Laural Ruggles, Vice President of Marketing and Community Health Improvement, Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital

Paul Bengtson, CEO, Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital

Markes Wilson, Practice Manager, Norris Cotton Cancer North


-                                   Future Meeting Planning


1:00 PM                      Adjourn


If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Gabrielle Malina at 802-828-2231


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