Brawl on secure ward injures staff and suicide attempts continue at private psychiatric hospital that contracts with state.
The single-payer advocacy group Vermont Leads has endorsed 10 legislative candidates the group says are committed to the goal of bringing a publicly financed, single-payer health care program to Vermont. “We know these candidates will work with their colleagues and Gov. Peter Shumlin in the coming year to make Green Mountain Care a reality,” said […]
A Vermont household insurance survey, which will begin next week, is expected to give the state a window into how close it is to achieving universal health care coverage. The survey will begin in August and be completed in November. Preliminary results are expected in “early 2015,” according to a news release from the Department […]
The independent physician network Healthfirst Inc. announced Monday that Amy Cooper will serve as executive director for its commercial shared-savings care programs. Cooper had been managing the organization’s Medicare shared-savings program for the past year. Shared-savings programs are offerings to provider networks known as accountable care organizations. If the network can meet certain quality standards […]
Vermont has hired a policy architect of the Affordable Care Act as an economic consultant to help the Shumlin administration vet different single-payer financing scenarios.
A Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont employee last month received personally identifying information for MVP Health Care and Delta Dental clients, a state official said Wednesday.