Vermont Health Connect

North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Vermont Republicans Call For Exchange Delays And Fraud Investigation

Vermont Republicans want the deadline for small businesses to sign up for the state health insurance exchange delayed. They have also asked the Vermont federal prosecutor's office to investigate possible fraud by the software company in charge of the designing the exchange.

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New England News
6:26 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

MA Seeking Help In Addressing Health Website Woes

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A federally supported research group will assist Massachusetts officials in reviewing the state’s options regarding the company contracted to operate its health insurance website.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

VT Hospital Says 30 Days To Gauge New Payments

Officials at Vermont's largest hospital say it will be at least 30 days before they know how smoothly it will go for people to move to the new health insurance system.

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New England News
10:59 am
Thu December 26, 2013

MA and VT Take Action Against Health Site Firm

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Massachusetts and Vermont are withholding payments and considering legal options against the contractor that set up the states' problem-plagued health insurance websites.

Massachusetts has paid $11 million of its $69 million contract with CGI Group, a Montreal-based information technology company.

Jason Lefferts is a spokesman for the Commonwealth Health Connector, the state's insurance marketplace.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

VT Health Connect Deadline Approaches

Vermont health care officials are urging people who have signed up for health insurance through the Vermont Health Connect website to pay their bills as soon as possible to ensure they get coverage by Jan. 1.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

VT Health Official Reports 2nd Security Breach

The state official overseeing Vermont's new online insurance marketplace says there has been a second "privacy incident" after there was a mix-up of information involving two people with the same first and last names.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

VT Governor Urges Health Connect Sign Up By Dec. 23

Governor Peter Shumlin is encouraging people who are eligible to sign up for health insurance through the Vermont Health Connect system.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

State Had Repeated Warnings About Health Website

Governor Peter Shumlin is continuing to say he didn't know the extent of problems with the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange website until after Labor Day.

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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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