A new federal rule expands access to Vermont Health Connect premium subsidies to family members of workers with employer-based insurance, and higher income eligibility for subsidies has been extended through 2025.
The Lebanon-based organization saw a $22.1 million loss, less than 1%, on a $2.9 billion operating budget in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
In keeping with previous holidays, Thanksgiving brought a drop in PCR testing, which forms the basis of case data.
Development of a new multi-state agreement with Medicare is in the works, but likely would not be implemented until 2025.
After a brutal fiscal year, the leaders of Vermont's largest health care provider have a strategy for digging out in 2023.
Nearby states have reported a rise in new Omicron subvariants.
Health experts in Vermont warn that respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV, and rhinovirus are surging earlier, and with more cases than usual.
During the first eight months of this year, 151 Vermonters died from an opioid overdose. The figure represents 14 more deaths than in the same period in 2021, a year that set a new record for opioid deaths in Vermont.
Most metrics show Vermont’s Covid levels to be low, even as levels in some states in the Southwest begin to rise.
OneCare’s CEO declined to share the organization’s key performance indicators with state regulators when asked at a hearing last week.