Thirty percent of dentists refused to accept new Medicaid patients in 2011, according to a Green Mountain Care Board study.
State Auditor Doug Hoffer hasn’t gotten a satisfactory explanation for two sparsely detailed invoices totaling $160,000 the state received, and paid out, to economist Johnathan Gruber, Hoffer said Friday. Gruber was hired by the state to model the impact of the governor’s shelved single payer proposal. He agreed to forgo $240,000 of his original contract, […]
House Speaker Shap Smith, D-Morristown, said there will be hearings on Gov. Peter Shumlin’s single payer financing report, but they won’t be held to the schedule demanded by demonstrators. Twenty-nine people were arrested after refusing to leave the House floor after Thursday’s inaugural address. The group demanded Smith publicly commit to holding legislative hearings on the report […]