U.S. Department of Health and Human Services http://wamc.org en Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in Heating Funds http://wamc.org/post/low-income-vermonters-get-185m-heating-funds <p></p><p></p><p>Low-income Vermonters will be getting nearly $18.5 million in federal heating assistance funds. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 02:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 77022 at http://wamc.org Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in Heating Funds U.S. Department Awards Grants For Hurricane Sandy Research http://wamc.org/post/us-department-awards-grants-hurricane-sandy-research <p>The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded grants for Hurricane Sandy recovery research.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:45:52 +0000 Allison Dunne 76200 at http://wamc.org U.S. Department Awards Grants For Hurricane Sandy Research Maine, NH, Vt., form disaster medical team http://wamc.org/post/maine-nh-vt-form-disaster-medical-team <p>Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have formed a specialized disaster medical assistance team to respond to disasters in the region.</p><p>The 56-member team has expertise in emergency and wilderness medicine, toxicology, pharmacology, respiratory therapy, orthopedics and radiological protection, among other fields.</p><p>Dubbed NH-1, the team operates within the National Disaster Medical System and is overseen by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:16:40 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60879 at http://wamc.org Maine, NH, Vt., form disaster medical team Vermont Health Exchange Gets Conditional Federal OK http://wamc.org/post/vermont-health-exchange-gets-conditional-federal-ok <p>Vermont has won conditional federal approval for its plan to build a consumer-friendly health insurance marketplace, or exchange.<br><br>Vermont is now one of 17 states to have gotten word from a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that they are on track to have a health exchange ready for business by Oct. 1.<br><br>Robin Lunge, Gov. Peter Shumlin's director of health reform, says much work remains to get the exchange up and running.<br> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55025 at http://wamc.org