Brattleboro Retreat

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A private psychiatric hospital that houses patients for the state of Vermont must fix problems by Nov. 5 or risk losing federal funding.

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A Vermont psychiatric hospital has started a media campaign to raise public awareness of mental illness.

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A private Vermont psychiatric hospital that is facing the loss of its federal funding, has cleared a big step toward meeting the concerns of inspectors from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Vermont legislators are concerned about the future of the Brattleboro Retreat, which is working to correct violations that could jeopardize its federal funding and certification.

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Vermont's largest health insurance provider and the largest private psychiatric hospital are working together and creating what they believe will be a better way to deliver both traditional and mental health care.

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The new 14-bed Adult Intensive Unit at the Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital has officially opened.

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As Vermont prepares for its move toward a single payer health care system, the Brattleboro Retreat and Blue Cross Blue Shield have started a partnership to integrate the treatment of medical and mental health and substance abuse care.

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The Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital is once again facing sanctions from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital is laying off workers.

Retreat officials say 31 positions will be cut due to projected deficits this year and next year.

Retreat Senior Vice President of Government Relations Peter Albert said Wednesday that the cuts will be to both administrative and clinical jobs and affect both nonunion and union positions.

Unionized workers held an informational picket on Monday over what the union calls deteriorating contract talks.