Vermont is poised to become the first state in the country to tell people without health insurance how much they can pay for coverage through the federal Affordable Care Act when it begins offering benefits next year.
On Monday, the state is going to post the proposed rates offered through the state's health care marketplace for various levels of coverage.
Andy Hyman of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says it's a big step.
An annual report on health rankings for counties across the country has just been released. Four Hudson Valley counties are in the top 10 in New York.
It’s the fourth annual report on health rankings, and gives a snapshot of the overall health of counties. Abbey Cofsky is senior program officer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which developed the report with the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute.
And it is some of these factors that propelled Rockland County toward the top of the list in New York.