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New England News
10:30 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Two Vermont Health Insurers Seek Rate Increases

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The two health insurance companies offering coverage through the Vermont state health exchange want to raise their rates for people and small businesses.

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New England News
8:01 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Fletcher Allen Seeks 4.9 Percent Budget Increase

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Vermont's largest hospital is seeking approval to increase its budget by nearly 5 percent.

The Burlington Free Press reports that Fletcher Allen Health Care wants to raise an additional $44 million next year to cover operating expenses and new health reform initiatives, add 282 full-time positions and begin planning for a new building.

The proposals have been submitted to the Green Mountain Care Board, which has set a 3 percent cap on the budget growth it allows for hospitals. Hearings are set for Aug. 27-29.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Burlington Man to Lead Green Mountain Care Board

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A Burlington businessman is taking over as chair of the Green Mountain Care Board.

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North Country News
5:57 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Doctors Raise Concerns About Vermont Health Care Reforms

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A group of physicians opposed to Vermont’s move to create a single-payer health care system is warning that planned changes could drive practitioners out of the state.

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North Country News
5:35 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Kudos From New England Journal of Medicine for Vermont

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An article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine is praising Vermont's efforts to redesign its health care system, saying Vermont can provide a roadmap for other states.

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North Country News
5:03 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Vermont Will Be First with Proposed Exchange Rates

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State officials say Vermont will be the first state to see health insurers announce proposed rates that will be offered under the health insurance exchange being set up to comply with the federal health overhaul.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

For-Profit Health Care Gets Vermont Panel's Scrutiny

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Vermont's Green Mountain Care Board is looking at what the effects might be on the state's health care system if hospitals and other providers switch from nonprofit to for-profit status.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Coordinating Health Records Said to be 'Wicked Hard'

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An official leading Vermont's push toward a single-payer health care system is calling efforts to coordinate electronic medical record between providers "wicked hard."

Anya Rader Wallack, chairwoman of the Green Mountain Care Board, briefed the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday on progress the board has been making to retool Vermont's health care system.

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