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Medication Assisted Treatment pilot implementation ahead of schedule
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Vermont Business Magazine Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) and Bi-State Primary Care Association (Bi-State) announced today they've implemented the first commercial payer program supporting primary care and community providers ...


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Vermont and Maine experts team up to study opioid laws
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, the state's largest insurer, says opioid claims for its members peaked in 2012-13. Those prescriptions began to decline as state officials prioritized the issue, and the insurer saw a big drop when Vermont's new ...


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Posted on Sep 29, 2018 (16 days ago)

Brattleboro Retreat announces board of trustees appointment
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BRATTLEBORO, VT (September 18, 2018)—The Brattleboro Retreat is pleased to announce that Tom Huebner, recently retired President of Rutland Regional Medical Center (RRMC) and Rutland Regional Health Services (the hospital's parent corporation), has ...


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Posted on Aug 14, 2018 (61 days ago)

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Care board cuts Blue Cross rate request
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The state's largest insurer must reduce its proposed rate hike for Vermont Health Connect customers, state regulators have decided. The Green Mountain Care Board on Tuesday ruled that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont can enact an average 5.8 ...

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Posted on Oct 2, 2018 (12 days ago)

Vermont Health Connect prepares for open enrollment; info sessions scheduled
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This is because the premiums for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) and MVP Health Care (MVP) on-exchange silver plans are increasing significantly. Premiums for silver plans drive federal subsidies—so when the premiums for silver plans ...


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Posted on Oct 7, 2018 (7 days ago)

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Officials debate penalty for health insurance mandate
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Blue Cross spokesperson Sara Teachout said the insurer doesn't believe health care sharing ministries should be viewed as insurance. “The product is marketed often as health insurance, but it's largely unregulated and has limited benefits,” she said.


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Posted on Jul 8, 2018 (98 days ago)

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State rate cuts depleting coffers, Blue Cross says
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont administrators say the state has engaged in “systematic underfunding” by repeatedly reducing their proposed health insurance rates. The “unsubstantiated” cuts by the Green Mountain Care Board have had “serious, ...


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Posted on Jul 21, 2018 (86 days ago)

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Blue Cross, MVP block public advocate from testifying
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Photo by Erin Mansfield/VTDigger. Vermont's two largest health insurance providers are seeking to block a report and testimony from the state's chief health care advocate at upcoming hearings on rate hikes. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont and MVP ...


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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 (24 days ago)

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Groups push for effort to have Medicare cover CT colongraphy
Health Data Management
and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). The companion bill (HR 1298) was introduced in the House by Reps. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) and Danny Davis (D-Ill.). The House bill currently has more than 80 bipartisan cosponsors. The non-invasive test, using CT, can ...


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Posted on Jul 26, 2018 (80 days ago)

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No more health insurance rate hikes, picketers tell Green Mountain Care Board
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After hearing hours of sometimes-emotional testimony, Green Mountain Care Board members must decide whether two insurers - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont and MVP Health Care - can enact significant rate hikes in 2019. They'll have a lot to think ...
Picketers call for halt to rate hikesBrattleboro Reformer
Margolis: Health board a puppet of insurance companies? That's how it looksvtdigger.org

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