Department of Vermont Health Access

New England News
11:15 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Vermont Seeks Help For Health Exchange Backlog

Vermont plans to hire a contractor to help address a backlog on Vermont Health Connect, the state's online health insurance marketplace.

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New England News
12:32 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Problems Remain: MA, VT Review Contracts With Health Site Designer

Credit wikipedia.org

Massachusetts and Vermont are withholding payments and considering legal options against the contractor that set up the states' problem-plagued health insurance websites.

Jason Lefferts is the communications director for the Massachusetts Health Connector, the state’s insurance marketplace. He describes how simple signing up for health insurance through the website should be.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

VT Health Official Reports 2nd Security Breach

The state official overseeing Vermont's new online insurance marketplace says there has been a second "privacy incident" after there was a mix-up of information involving two people with the same first and last names.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Shumlin: Vermont Health Connect Exchange Improving

Governor Peter Shumlin says the Vermont Health Connect health insurance marketplace's performance is improving, and there's no need now to talk about contingency plans in case it isn't fully functional by year's end.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

VT Exchange Numbers Grow; Website Issues Persist

Enrollment numbers are growing for the new Vermont Health Connect health insurance exchange, but on its second day of operation, the system continued to struggle with a too-slow website.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Officials Offer Update on Vermont Health Connect

Officials involved in setting up Vermont's new health care exchange say they're confident it will be ready to enroll individuals and small businesses by its scheduled Oct. 1 startup date.

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