The state is looking to quash Rep. Cynthia Browning’s efforts to get a sneak peak at the governor’s single-payer financing plans before January, when he is expected to present it to lawmakers. The Attorney General’s Office filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit Browning brought this year, arguing that the documents are privileged […]
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The original plan was to make health care universal, make it affordable, and disconnect it from employment. I suspect most Vermonters can unite around such a plan.
The problem with any government-run system is that the bureaucrats running that system are not accountable to the people being served by that system.
Over the years, I’ve had plenty to say about the problems with our health care system. … Some people have asked me a fair question: “What would you do?”
Understanding that premium financing is not taboo should be a source of liberation for the discussion how to finance Green Mountain Care.
Before it is too late, Vermont’s single payer push must be re-examined.
Vermont Republicans are questioning the Shumlin administration’s decision to hire a special lobbyist to push its health care reform agenda. In email blast on Wednesday, the GOP attacked the man tapped for the job. Former House Majority Whip Floyd Nease has reemerged at the Statehouse, and it was reported last week that he’s back to […]
It’s time to figure out that if what we have been doing to reform the health care system hasn’t been working, we need to try something else … but that’s not what’s happening in Montpelier.
Vermont’s plans for a single-payer health care system have catapulted it into the national spotlight. With so much attention being paid to health care as the Affordable Care Act moves from rolling-out to up-and-running, Americans (or at least media and policy types) are asking what’s next? Filmmaker Michael Moore, of “Fahrenheit 9/11″ fame, recently penned […]