health care

Patrick Flood: Healthy communities built with investment, coordination

We will never get health care, education and other social costs under control until we address the impact of adverse childhood events and trauma.

Advocates look to put Scott on the spot over health care

At a Statehouse rally, speakers decried federal cutbacks and insisted the Republican governor “stand up” against the GOP plan in Congress. Scott said he has been clear in denouncing it.

Republicans struggle to find votes to pass Trumpcare

The legislation — drafted and promoted chiefly by Speaker Paul Ryan and the president — has been flayed in recent days by Republicans of all stripes.

Vermont Health Care System Earns Top Ranking

News Release — Vermont Agency of Human Services March 17, 2017 Contact: Dean G. Mudgett Principal Assistant & Public Records Officer Vermont Agency of Human Services 802.233.1482 Waterbury – Vermont’s health care system has been ranked first in the US by the Commonwealth Fund. The ranking appears in the 2017 edition of the Fund’s Aiming […]

Porter Medical Center to join UVM Health Network in April

The Middlebury hospital will become part of the state’s largest health care system next month and hold a community launch May 11.

Keith Brunner: UVMMC’s path to a health care monopoly

Our health care dollars, rather than flowing through the public sector in order to be distributed based upon need, will instead be administered by a private, nominally non-profit company.

Trumpcare would cost 24 million their coverage, says CBO

That would start with 14 million in the first year, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The plan would also reduce the deficit.

Rights & Democracy Calls on Governor To Hold Town Hall on Health Care

News Release — Rights & Democracy March 10, 2017 Contact: James Haslam, 802-272-0882, [email protected] MONTPELIER – Rights and Democracy (RAD) is inviting Gov. Phil Scott to participate in a Health Care Town Hall Meeting to discuss ways in which Vermont can protect its residents losing access to health care under proposals from Congress and […]

Margolis: ‘Affordable’ Vermont? That would be Kentucky

A new data analysis ranks Vermont the 10th “best” state, based largely on some big-ticket items: public safety, health care and education.

Woman ordered to repay $77,000 in health care fraud case

She pleaded guilty to submitting payment claims for Medicaid services her children never received.

Sanders, Cruz push competing health care visions in debate

Sanders defended the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans seek to repeal, while arguing that single-payer would be even better. Neither he nor Cruz has ruled out a presidential run in 2020.

Jessica Early: Saving health care for all Vermonters

Will the state GOP and our new Gov. Phil Scott stand with Vermonters to protect health care?

Jeff Tieman: Building a strong health care system for all Vermonters

I understand that many Vermonters are weary from recent health care reform efforts. I also know that health reform, while difficult and complicated, can make a major difference in the lives of people and families.

Bob Howe & Mary Gerisch: Health care for Vermonters

Competition does not cause costs to go down in the for-profit health care business world.