Green Mountain Care Board

Public official Con Hogan’s personal ordeal leads to new kidney

The transplant opportunity arose out of a surprise public appeal on Hogan’s behalf last year.

Regulators leave hospital prices largely unchanged

Even though numerous hospitals took in more money for care than planned in 2015, none will be forced to decrease how much they charge insurance companies. One will do so voluntarily.

Independent doctors call reimbursement plan a ‘shell game’

Lawmakers sought input on proposals made under a 2015 law that told insurance companies and state regulators to pay doctors more equitably.

Shumlin optimistic of federal deal for health payment overhaul

The governor says the biggest change consumers would see under the all-payer model is an increase in the quality of care they receive.

Copley Hospital under pressure from state regulators

The hospital is proposing to keep its prices exactly level but expects to see a 7.4 percent increase in how much revenue it makes from patients.

Regulators give conditional approval for Burlington Labs deal

Jim Crook Jr. and a group of investors have been working for several months to set up an acquisition company and a new governance structure to turn the drug-testing company around.

Regulators to decide on $2.4 billion in proposed hospital revenue

The proposed increase in revenue from patient care is higher than the 3.4 percent target the Green Mountain Care Board requested from hospitals.

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meetings in September

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Contact: Jaime Fisher 802-828-2130 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in September: Thursday, Sept. 1: (10:00 am) Board Meeting Topic: Hospital Budget discussion; possible Board votes; Executive Session Located in the GMCB Board Room on […]

Attorney general seeks pricing justification from 10 drug companies

A spokesperson for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Researchers of America says the companies will likely send the information to the state.

Governor to fill opening among health care regulators

Dr. Allan Ramsay, a family physician, is completing his term on the Green Mountain Care Board and hasn’t sought reappointment.

Lead investor makes case to regulators to buy Burlington Labs

The drug testing company has been under investigation since October for allegedly overbilling Medicaid. But a state investigator and a lawyer for the lead investor disagree about the status of the probe and its effect on the company’s finances.

UPDATED: UVM network, others seek to acquire drug-test lab

The hospital system is among the would-be investors, according to a letter seeking emergency review of the deal by regulators. The lab company is hobbled by a fraud settlement and in default on a loan, the letter says.

UVM Health Network faces questions on health care costs

Both the UVM Medical Center and Central Vermont Medical Center requested to increase how much money they charge insurance companies by 3 percent.

Regulators approve Blue Cross price hike in split decision

Green Mountain Care Board members Con Hogan and Allan Ramsay wrote dissents questioning whether regulators are doing enough to rein in health care costs.