Vermont has the most heavily regulated health care system in the country. Meanwhile, health care costs are high, the all-payer model has shown mixed results and rural hospitals are struggling financially.
Gov. Phil Scott announced Monday that the state has cleared the threshold for loosening Covid-19 guidelines, effectively ending pandemic-related restrictions.It’s over! State vax rate tops 80%; Covid restrictions lifted
The organization responsible for implementing the all-payer model is planning for a long-term future in Vermont. Experts disagree on what role exactly it should play.
The variant, first identified in India, is 40% more transmissible than the original Covid-19 strain and has spread rapidly in the United Kingdom.
The Vermont Housing Finance Agency has approved about $26 million in tax credits for new construction, which will help fund new homes for low-income families.
“It moves me to tears sometimes,” a housing case manager said. “Where do we put them?”
Cory Gustafson until last week served as commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access. He said his new job will be internally facing, and he will adhere to ethics rules that bar former state employees from lobbying.
‘We don’t want to get sick. It can make us feel nervous, even if there isn’t the same degree of risk as was there when we started,’ said Tim Lahey, an infectious disease doctor at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
Over the course of his decade-long tenure at Randolph Union Middle/High School, David Barnett’s alleged abuse became a crime hidden in plain sight, obscured by a culture of trust and a common faith in the community.
“My heart was in it,” Gram said in an interview. “My mind was still in it, but my body was saying ‘no mas.’”