Vermont Health Connect

New England News
8:15 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Vermont Sets Bail-Out Plan For Health Exchange

Top Vermont officials have announced contingency plans under which the federal government could take over the state's health insurance exchange, or there could be a hybrid federal-state system.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Key Part Of Vermont Health Connect Website Set For May Fix

A key part of the trouble-plagued Vermont Health Connect website is due to be up and running by the end of May.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Vermont Republicans Want Federal Investigation Into Health Care Reform Efforts

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Republican leaders in the Vermont legislature are asking for a federal investigation of the state's spending on its health care exchange and reforms, with a particular focus on a contract with embattled health economist Jonathan Gruber.

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New England News
7:30 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Vermont Contract With Health Expert Under Renewed Scrutiny

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Vermont is applying a fresh round of scrutiny to its contract with Jonathan Gruber, the MIT health economist who got into hot water for talking about what he called "the stupidity of the American voter."

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New England News
9:45 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Larson To Resign From Vermont Health Access Department

Mark Larson, commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access, who oversaw the troubled rollout of the state's online health insurance marketplace, is resigning.

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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
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
9:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Vermont Teachers' Health Coverage in Crosshairs

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The Vermont School Boards Association has released a report saying taxpayers could save as much as $39 million statewide if teachers migrated from their current health plans to the "gold" plan offered by Vermont Health Connect.

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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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