At an event at Harvard’s School of Public Health on Tuesday, former Gov. Peter Shumlin spoke about why he was unable to deliver on single-payer health care.
New apartments, an expanded community center and updates to the Linden Health Center are part of the $39 million plan.
While CHIP is popular across party lines, the reauthorization has been “caught in the undertow of health care politics, especially in the House,” according to Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt.
The UVM Medical Center CEO suggested the hospital could give regulators information about expenditures at New York hospitals twice a year.
For the first time in a decade and a half, all 14 Vermont counties can offer opioid addiction treatment without a wait.
Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Anderson said a statewide commission studying opiate abuse is to make recommendations next month to Gov. Phil Scott on to address it.
Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh will spend $4.7 million constructing a primary care building to be used by a local community health center.
The UVM Health Network began integrating operations with Moses-Ludington a few years ago when the Ticonderoga hospital started to have financial problems.
Rutland Regional Medical Center is asking regulators to bless its plans for a new, larger orthopedics facility and other projects.
The chief financial officer for the UVM Health Network now says the UVM Medical Center has propped up hospital affiliates in New York that are running deficits.
A study by George Mason University says Vermont would have lower health care costs if it didn’t have certificate of need, or CON, laws restricting the supply of services.
Two out of the network’s three hospitals in upstate New York have lost more than $25 million over the past five years. But opportunities for savings are starting to pay off, administrators say.
Tom Huebner, who will retire in March, has been with the hospital for 27 years, and CEO since 1997.
Dr. Frederick Morin has held the post since 2007.