Vermont Veterans Home

New England News
6:00 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Vermont Increases Oversight For Veterans Home in Bennington

The Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington will receive stricter state oversight, following a controversy earlier this year that nearly cost the home millions in federal funding. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…

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New England News
4:20 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Vermont Veterans Home Avoids Funding Cuts

The Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, VT, previously at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal funding has had that funding restored after a passing inspection. WAMC’s Lucas Willard reports…

The Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington was faced with a choice this month: fix deficiencies outlined by Vermont’s Division of Licensing and Protection, or lose all federal funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – or CMS.  If the funding were cut, Vermont’s Finance Commissioner said the state would not be able to pick up the bill.

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WAMC News
5:50 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Vermont Veterans' Home to Plan for Funding Loss

The trustees of the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington are going to begin planning for a future without funding from the federal government.

Trustee President Joseph L. Krawczyk Jr. said the Sept. 26 meeting will focus on "operating strategies."

Last week the trustees revealed that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will stop paying for the care of veterans at the home due to deficiencies that included failure to report abuse in a timely manner and improper dressing of a wound.

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