Vermont Health Connect

North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Rocky Start for Health Exchange

Officials in Vermont say enrollment numbers are increasing after a rocky launch of Vermont’s health insurance marketplace.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

VT Exchange Numbers Grow; Website Issues Persist

Enrollment numbers are growing for the new Vermont Health Connect health insurance exchange, but on its second day of operation, the system continued to struggle with a too-slow website.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

VT Health Connect Ready for Tuesday Launch

The official overseeing the launch of Vermont's online health insurance marketplace says the system is on track for its scheduled opening.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

VT Employers Wrestle with Health Insurance Change

Many Vermont employers are struggling with the decision whether to continue their workers on health insurance or allow them to buy it individually and take advantage of federal tax credits.

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New England News
6:06 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Shumlin, Vt. Chamber To Kick Off Health Forums

Credit Courtesy VT Governor's Office

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is to join the Vermont Chamber of Commerce in kicking off a series of forums for small businesses to learn about the new health insurance exchange being created under the federal Affordable Care Act.

A program today from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Montpelier's Capitol Plaza hotel and conference center will be geared to helping small businesses learn what they need to know as they prepare to shop in the Vermont Health Connect exchange for health insurance.

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New England News
6:10 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Governor To Kick Off Vt. Health Connect Forums

Credit Courtesy VT Governor's Office

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is set this week to help kick off a series of forums for small businesses to learn about the new health insurance exchange being created under the federal Affordable Care Act.

A program Wednesday from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Montpelier's Capitol Plaza hotel and conference center will be geared to helping small businesses learn what they need to know as they prepare to shop in the Vermont Health Connect exchange for health insurance.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Vt. Health Connect Exchange Sets up Hotline

Vermont Health Connect — the health care marketplace, or exchange, being set up under the federal Affordable Care Act, has a new toll-free number where people can call to get their questions answered.

The customer support hotline is available nearly a month in advance of the startup date for enrollments in the new health insurance offerings. Vermont Health Connect will formally begin signing people up on Oct. 1 for coverage to take effect on Jan. 1.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Officials Offer Update on Vermont Health Connect

Officials involved in setting up Vermont's new health care exchange say they're confident it will be ready to enroll individuals and small businesses by its scheduled Oct. 1 startup date.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Vermont Rebuts U.S. House Panel on Health Exchange

The state of Vermont is telling a U.S. House panel it has every right to set up a state health insurance exchange and require individuals and small businesses to purchase their health coverage through it.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Vermont Getting Nearly $619,000 in Health Grants

Credit taxcredits.net

Vermont is getting nearly $619,000 in grants to enroll the uninsured in new health coverage options made available by the Affordable Care Act.

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