Vermont Health Connect

North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Vermont Health Exchange Adds Premium Processing

The Department of Vermont Health Access upgraded its health care exchange website this week, enabling it to bill individual and family customers.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Health Official Apology Over Security Breach Breeds Controversy

Criticism has been raging this week over the accuracy of testimony the Commissioner of Vermont Health Access provided to a Vermont House committee regarding the security of the state health care exchange.

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New England News
8:23 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Vt. Gov.: Little Impact From Federal Health Change

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he thinks it's unlikely the decision by President Barack Obama to allow people to extend existing health insurance policies for a year will have much impact on Vermont.

The state had already decided to allow individuals and small businesses to extend their current health insurance plans through March 31.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

VT Warns People of Health Insurance Phone Scams

The state of Vermont is warning people to beware of phone scams from callers claiming to be selling health insurance in order to obtain personal information.

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WAMC News
8:06 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Vt. Says 3,401 Picked Health Insurance Via Website

The state of Vermont says 3,401 people have chosen a new health insurance plan through the Vermont Health Connect website.

The figure released Wednesday is up 263 people from Tuesday and it's well above the 1,325 figure released for Vermont by the federal government. The federal government figures represented signups through Nov. 2, the first month the federal health insurance marketplace has been in operation.

As of Wednesday, Vermont Health Connect said that 14,144 people have created accounts on its website and the site has had more than 133,000 unique visitors.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

VT Hospitals Helping State Expand Health Coverage

All 14 Vermont hospitals and two in New Hampshire are helping the state promote Vermont Health Connect, the marketplace that is to provide coverage as part of the incoming health reform efforts.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

VT Says 3,138 Picked Health Insurance Via Website

The state says that 3,138 people have chosen a new health insurance plan through the Vermont Health Connect website.

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North Country News
5:45 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Governor Delays Full Implementation, Adds New Options to Health Exchange

Vermont is delaying implementation of its health care exchange plan due to problems with the state's enrollment website.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

VT to Delay Health Reform If Web Woes Continue

The state of Vermont is going to delay the implementation of its health care reform plan in case problems with the state's website can't be resolved in time to meet the Jan. 1 deadline.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Officials Defend Health Exchange Website as Opponents Call for Implementation of Contingency Plan

Officials with the administration of Governor Peter Shumlin are defending the performance of the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange website, saying its performance is improving despite serious technical glitches since its launch October 1st.

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