If the Green Mountain Care Board can’t squeeze some accountability from OneCare Vermont’s rather exhibitionist squandering of public funds, perhaps all of Vermont government has become a failed model.
Perhaps somewhere between Robert Hoffman’s whistleblower suit and Green Mountain Care Board’s sharper eye, there will finally be some actual accountability for the ironically monikered accountable care organization known as OneCare Vermont.
The “Medicare For All Act of 2023” was announced last Wednesday by Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, along with Democratic Reps. Debbie Dingell of Michigan and Pramila Jayapal of Washington, who chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
On July 1, the Southwestern Vermont Health Care Corporation and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, along with its 11 affiliated companies, will come under the direct control of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, a New Hampshire nonprofit corporation.
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.