H.189 would require the Vermont Department of Health to provide the General Assembly with an annual report of adverse reactions to immunizations. The role of data in guiding public health policy is well established and this bill will serve the people of Vermont.
Medicaid, emergency medical services and mental health were among the weighty funding priorities a Vermont legislative panel began digging into Monday in a comb-through of Gov. Phil Scott’s fiscal year 2024 budget.
A new Cochrane Review analysis of masking studies finds that when it comes to an entire population, there’s no evidence to support that masking reduces spread of a disease.
The Reason Foundation released the policy brief “State policy agenda for telehealth” which focuses on all 50 states and what they can do legislatively to ensure patients receive top quality health care from their providers.
I have grown accustomed to personal attacks from those who cannot tolerate freedom of thought and speech. The most recent attempt at assassinating my character comes from a fellow Cavendish citizen.
The Cavendish Selectboard on Monday voted unanimously to reelect the town’s health officer over the objections of an unhappy local resident who complained the officer supported a 2022 Vermont House candidate who spoke out against mandatory Covid vaccines.
Now that Mom is ready to start what has been deemed medically necessary Phase II cardiac rehab, we have encountered an absolutist policy that translates into her being denied services if she is unable to exercise while wearing a mask.
Nearly one in five positions sits empty within Washington County’s state-designated mental health provider. That’s a slight improvement from the vacancy rate over the last 18 months.
The Foundation for Government Accountability has released a new study that illustrates that more than 98 million Americans are enrolled in the program. Vermont, as of June 30, has 210,010 enrolled in the health care program.
MMC is a well-established treatment that can be applied very quickly to a cavity, much faster than drilling and filling it. It creates a whole new financial calculus that makes getting a healthy mouth financially possible for the first time ever for all 170,000 Medicaid beneficiaries.
OneCare Vermont is taking issue with criticisms by the Green Mountain Care Board and others, and has laid down the gauntlet in defiance: it is threatening to quit unless it gets its money.
Greater transparency will allow Vermonters to know whether OneCare Vermont has achieved its vaunted efficiency gains, or merely bilked taxpayers of both money and adequate health care.