The insurer requested in May to raise prices 8.8 percent. The Green Mountain Care Board’s actuaries said that number should be 3.7 percent. MVP countered with 6.3 percent.
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The insurer wants to raise its prices on the health care exchange an average of 8.18 percent, and the Green Mountain Care Board’s actuaries say that number should be 8.24 percent.
The insurer has asked to raise what it charges customers on Vermont Health Connect by 8.8 percent starting Jan. 1. Actuaries say the prices should go up only 3.7 percent.
MVP HealthCare says UVM Medical Center charges the insurance company substantially more than similar academic hospitals — and that Rutland Regional should lower its prices.
About 96 percent of patients allow doctors to view their records through VITL Access. A proposed policy would give them automatic consent unless patients object.
News Release — Green Mountain Care Board June 29, 2016 Contact: Jaime Fisher 802-828-2130 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in July: Thursday, July 7: Canceled Tuesday, July 12: (2:00 pm) Data Governance Council Meeting Located in the GMCB Board Room on the 2nd Floor of […]
“I think if we can get them funded properly we can eliminate that as an excuse … and then let’s really start to measure the results versus the goals,” said Al Gobeille, chair of the Green Mountain Care Board.
Is the Vermont Health Information Exchange just “Vermont Health Connect — The Sequel”?
Al Gobeille, the chair of the Green Mountain Care Board, briefed a steering committee recently on the proposed agreement with the federal government to change the way Vermont handles health care payments.
MVP Health Insurance Co. is suing on behalf of Agriservices, an association of farmers that pays MVP to administer a health plan. The board denied a request to raise prices on that plan by an average 27.4 percent.
The Green Mountain Care Board tells hospitals to provide “an analysis of whether other health care system costs may be reduced” through a requested purchase.
The executive director of the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging was one of the leading voices questioning what he considered a hospital-centric form of health care reform, based around OneCare Vermont.
A breakaway group of physicians has joined with an arm of the national for-profit giant United Healthcare to challenge the dominant hospital alliance in Vermont. The repercussions are still being sorted out.
“There’ll be ACOs, large ACOs, in the state whether we have an all-payer model or not, and this regulation will be necessary,” said Al Gobeille, the chair of the Green Mountain Care Board.