Vermont Health Connect

Scott: Vermont Health Connect exit plan likely by year’s end

The governor, who campaigned on getting rid of the exchange, said his team is working on a proposal now that congressional Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

SCOV Law Blog: Determining eligibility for a Vermont Health Connect subsidy

The State denies subsidized health insurance to a woman because her husband’s work offers a health plan. However, the husband is not enrolled in the plan because as a former foster child, he is covered under Medicaid until age 26. The wife appeals.

Deadline for 2017 Health Coverage through Vermont Health Connect is Jan. 31

News Release — Department of Vermont Health Access Jan. 27, 2017 Contact: Seán Sheehan Contact Phone Number: 802-585-6339 Contact E-mail Address: [email protected] Vermonters who don’t qualify for subsidies can direct enroll through Blue Cross or MVP by same deadline WATERBURY, VT – Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) officials reminded Vermonters of a key health […]

Complex ‘surgery’ prescribed to fix Vermont Health Connect

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont and MVP Health Care are warning about the risks of fixing the embattled health exchange.

State to pay Blue Cross $3.5 million

This is the second settlement the state has paid to Blue Cross for reconciliation of accounts for Vermont Health Connect customers.

Bob Howe & Mary Gerisch: Health care for Vermonters

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

2017 Legislative Preview: Medicaid, mental health and Vermont Health Connect

Medicaid spending will once again be a driving factor in a projected $55 million to $75 million budget gap.

Two Days Left to Sign Up for January Health Coverage through Vermont Health Connect

News Release — Department of Vermont Health Access December 13, 2016 Contact: Seán Sheehan Contact Phone Number: 802-585-6339 Contact E-mail Address: [email protected] WATERBURY, VT – Department of Vermont Health Access officials reminded Vermonters of a key health insurance deadline coming up this week. December 15 (this Thursday) is the last day to sign up with […]

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.”

New appointments include Tebbetts for agriculture, insurance lobbyist for health role

Gov.-elect Phil Scott is bringing some officials back to agencies where they have served before. He reached into the private sector for oversight of Vermont Health Connect.

Thursday is Deadline to Sign Up for January Health Coverage through Vermont Health Connect

News Release — Department of Vermont Health Access December 13, 2016 Contact: Seán Sheehan Contact Phone Number: 802-585-6339 Contact E-mail Address: [email protected] WATERBURY, VT – Department of Vermont Health Access officials reminded Vermonters of a key health insurance deadline coming up this week. December 15 (this Thursday) is the last day to sign up with […]

Feds say they overpaid for Vermont Health Connect

The state should refund millions it received based on the assumption that every Vermonter would use the exchange, according to an inspector general’s report. The state says federal officials accepted that assumption.

Shumlin touts health exchange as best argument for Obamacare

The governor said President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be “a disaster” for Vermont. Shumlin offered stats showing the health exchange is operating smoothly for most customers.

Health insurance open enrollment starts today

Vermonters can sign up for coverage or change their plans for any reason through Jan. 31. The state says customers calling about insurance should have a better experience than over the summer, when wait times were longer.