Health Overhaul Vermont

New England News
11:50 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Officials Say Health Exchange Site Working Better

State officials say that the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange is working much better than it did last year.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Three Legislators Ask Vermont To Cut Ties With Health Economist

Professor Jonathan Gruber
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Three Vermont lawmakers are urging the administration of Governor Peter Shumlin to sever ties with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who was shown on video saying it was the "stupidity of the American voter" that helped pass national health care reform.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Vermont Health Website Could See $20M Shortfall

Vermont's online health insurance marketplace could run nearly $20 million over budget.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

State Asks No Online Vermont Health Connect Fixes

Officials are asking users of Vermont's health care exchange system not to make online changes to their policies during the upcoming open enrollment period.

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New England News
11:45 am
Sun September 21, 2014

Security Fix Need Led To Health Site Shutdown

Vermont's top health care reform official says the state's health insurance website was taken down temporarily because security upgrades did not keep pace with a schedule agreed to with federal officials.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Vermont Ends Relationship With Health Care Vendor

State health officials say Vermont is ending its contract with CGI, the company that designed Vermont's trouble-plagued Vermont Health Connect website.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Vermont Lawmakers Seek Own Info On Health Costs

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Vermont lawmakers are going to be taking an independent look at health care costs over the coming months.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Vermont Official To Oversee Health Care Efforts

Commerce Secretary Lawrence Miller is going to be getting a new job overseeing all of Vermont's health care overhaul efforts.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Vermont Official Says Lawmakers Want Too Many Reports

Vermont Sttehouse
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A top health care aide to Governor Peter Shumlin says Vermont lawmakers may be demanding too much information too fast from her office.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

VT House Committee Considers Road To Single Payer

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The health care committee of the Vermont House is lining up some of the tasks that will have to be finished before the state rolls out the first-in-the-nation single payer health care system, now scheduled for 2017.

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