A Senate panel endorsed a new minimum wage proposal Friday that would phase in increases over a four-year period. The bill, H.552, which was approved in a unanimous 5-0 vote, would increase the minimum wage to $9.15 in January 2015; $9.60 in January 2016; $10 in January 2017 and $10.50 in 2018. It heads next […]
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My bill asks that the commissioner of health, in consultation with Vermont’s dentists and dental care advocates, create a Community Dental Health Coordinators pilot program.
Home health companies in Vermont want the Agency of Human Services to pay for telemonitoring services for Medicaid beneficiaries. Medicare and private insurers already pay for the service, which yields significant savings by reducing hospital admissions, said Peter Cobb, director of the Vermont Assembly of Home Health and Hospice agencies. Telemonitoring in a home health […]
We should require schools to prominently post their specific immunization rates, including how many families claim a medical, religious or philosophical exemption.