The nation’s largest health insurer has accepted an offer from the state’s largest health care provider to keep current reimbursement rates — and keep patients in network.
Author: Fred Thys
U.S. Department of Labor intervenes in Vermonters’ suit against Bimbo baking conglomerate
Three drivers for Bimbo, a Mexican baked goods company, claim they were cheated out of overtime pay.
Vermont nonprofit founded by ice cream magnate Ben Cohen opposes U.S. support for Ukraine
The Ben & Jerry’s co-founder is the “primary donor” to the Eisenhower Media Network, which enlists U.S. military veterans to speak out against U.S. involvement in Ukraine. The network is a project of the Burlington-based People Power Initiatives, which Cohen founded and leads.
Winooski company offers security scans of online software
“If you go to the store and you pick up a box of cake mix and you want to know what’s in it, you’re going to look at the side and there’s going to be an ingredients list,” chief technology officer Eric Allard said. “That’s what we generate. We look at your software and we create an ingredients list.”
Vermont-based Hack Club managed to move its money out of Silicon Valley Bank before it closed
The Shelburne nonprofit, which aims to foster a community supportive of teenagers interested in coding, moved quickly to transfer its funds to other banks.
5 more Vermont towns pass new or expanded local option taxes
Stowe, Jamaica, Londonderry, Rutland and Shelburne all approved Town Meeting questions on whether to impose local taxes on meals and alcohol, rooms, or sales.
House panel moves to expand Vermont’s ‘bottle bill’ to cover most beverages
Redemption centers are overwhelmed. A new bottle bill seeks to address that problem.
Towns consider local taxes on meals, lodging, alcohol and sales
Voters in five municipalities will consider enacting or expanding local option taxes on Tuesday.
State officials urge UVM Health Network and UnitedHealthcare to reach agreement
The insurer and the health network announced Tuesday that they have been unable to agree to a contract and that as a result, more than 2,600 people insured by UnitedHealthcare would no longer be able to get in-network coverage at UVM Health Network.
Cannabis Control Board fines Hyde Park grower for multiple violations
The board initially fined the business $5,000 for failing to test for pesticides and pathogens and several other violations. It later reduced the fine to $2,500 when it accepted the owner’s plan to remedy the violations.