The state’s human services secretary estimated that roughly 1 in 3 Vermont addicts are in treatment.
The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued three citations to the Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital in Berlin for what inspectors called serious safety violations.
At least 60,000 Vermonters could lose coverage, and the state could lose $200 million a year in Medicaid money, they say. “The House bill is a bad bill,” says Rutland hospital CEO Tom Huebner.
The property tax implications of transferring money out of the education fund generated some criticism. The bill also aims to iron out issues with implementing universal preschool.
Eighty-five Agency of Human Services employees who work in three office spaces were moved after chemicals typically associated with dry cleaning were found under the foundation of the building Thursday.
State officials say more people will go without health insurance as a result of the federal law.
Jeff Rothenberg revealed in an email to the hospital’s advisory board that his last day is Friday.
Al Gobeille said he has scheduled a meeting Friday with hospitals, mental health providers, independent doctors and others to take a broad look at improving care.
Lobbyists for insurance companies say dismantling the Affordable Care Act would happen piece by piece and that it would take years to replace.
Inmate Matthew Hinton allegedly used a three-foot-long broken section of a broom handle to take another prisoner hostage.
Medicaid spending will once again be a driving factor in a projected $55 million to $75 million budget gap.
News Release — Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Dec. 7, 2016 Contact: Jeff Tieman, President and CEO Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Telephone: (802) 223-3461, x111 Email: [email protected] Statement of Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Regarding: Appointment of Al Gobeille as Secretary of the Agency of Human Services The […]
The governor-elect tapped the head of the Green Mountain Care Board to lead the state’s largest agency. Susanne Young, former counsel for Jim Douglas, will be secretary of the agency of administration.
Al Gobeille has consistently argued there is a national consensus that ACOs are the best way to control costs, yet study after study has detailed there is no consensus, and especially not ACOs run by large monopolistic hospitals.