Green Mountain Care Board

Blue Cross backs independent surgical center

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont insures about 90 percent of people who use Vermont Health Connect and more than 80 percent of Vermonters who get insurance through employers.

Regulators set hearing on for-profit surgical center proposal

The Green Mountain Care Board on April 13 will hear from investors seeking to build the center in Colchester. Vermont hospitals have opposed the project for nearly two years.

Green Mountain Care Board Meetings in March

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board February 28, 2017 Contact: Green Mountain Care Board 802 828 2130 Thursday, March 2nd: Board Meeting (1:00 pm) Access to Health Care Discussion UVM Presentation (Electronic Medical Record Replacement Project) ACA Contingency Plan Discussion Located in the GMCB Board Room on the 2nd Floor of the City Center […]

Regulators fast-track $112M hospital records system

State regulators have fast-tracked a request from the University of Vermont Medical Center to build a $112.4 million information technology system. The Green Mountain Care Board, which regulates hospital revenue and major capital investments in health care, has approved an expedited review process for issuing a certificate of need for the project. The board has […]

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meetings in February

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board January 24, 2017 Contact: (802) 828-2177 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in February: Thursday, February 2: Canceled Thursday, February 9: Board Meeting (1:00 pm) All-Payer Model Update and Discussion Vermont Information Technology Update QHP (Qualified Health Plans) – […]

Dental clinic proposed on Bennington hospital campus

In its application, Southwestern Vermont Health Care cites data showing a need for more dental services in the area, including that “a significant percentage of the population … is afflicted with dental decay.”

MVP backs independent surgical center in Colchester

The insurer, which has more than 20,000 customers in Vermont, says ambulatory surgical centers are good for patients.

UVM Health Network seeks $112.4 million records system

The state’s largest hospital system has applied for a certificate of need for a system that would serve four hospitals and all its doctors offices.

Another member leaving Green Mountain Care Board

In other moves, Health Commissioner Harry Chen will keep his job through March, and former state Rep. Mike Fisher will go to the Office of the Health Care Advocate.

Betty Rambur resigns from Green Mountain Care Board

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board January 5, 2017 Contact: (802) 828-2177 It is with sincere regret that the Green Mountain Care Board announces that member Betty Rambur, Ph.D., R.N., has tendered her resignation from the Board effective January 15, 2017. Dr. Rambur brought to the Board her thoughtful insights and informed decision making […]

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meetings in January

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board Jan. 6, 2017 Contact: (802) 828-2177 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in January: Thursday, January 5: Thursday, January 12: Canceled Board Meeting (1:00 pm) – All-Payer Model Update and Discussion – Presentation and Discussion on the Landscape of […]

Report: Vermont Health Connect flawed, but state’s best option

A new analysis recommends sticking with the existing health insurance exchange even though it has “significant deficiencies.”

Auditor: Price transparency still lacking in Vermont health care

The Vermont State Auditor’s office said that consumers often cannot find out how much health services cost, especially if they’re not proficient with technology.

Hospital administrator pay shows upward trend

Average compensation for chief executives at 15 hospitals went up 6.4 percent between 2013 and 2014. UVM Medical Center was an exception because of a bonus payout the previous year.