Vermont Health Connect

Blue Cross Blue Shield seeks $10.3M for unpaid Vermont Health Connect premiums

The insurance company has requested a total of $15.4 million over the past three years.

Regulators seek to reduce MVP premium increase

The 6.7 percent increase assumes that Vermont hospitals will charge roughly the same amount for services in 2018 as they did in 2017.

Hearings on health premium increases planned this week

State regulators will hold public hearings on proposals by two health insurance companies to raise premiums for people using Vermont Health Connect. The Green Mountain Care Board will hold two hearings this week, both in Room 11 at the Statehouse in Montpelier. Next week the board will hold an additional event in the evening to […]

The Deeper Dig: The health care deciders

In this week’s podcast, VTDigger’s Erin Mansfield talks about the Green Mountain Care Board: who its members are, what they do, and how their decisions affect Vermonters.

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.