Green Mountain Care Board

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.

VAHHS Statement on Gobeille Appointment

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 […]

Scott picks Gobeille as secretary of human services, taps Young for top Fifth Floor job

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.

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meetings in December

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board November 30, 2016 Contact: Jaime Fisher 802-828-2130 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in December: Thursday, December 1: Board Meeting (1:00 pm) – Certificate of Need (CON) Hearing: Purchase of Rowan Health & Rehabilitation Center, LLC, Docket No. GMCB-020-15con […]