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Health care regulators vote to approve confusing all-payer model

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The Green Mountain Care Board on Wednesday voted to approve a new way of paying for health care, but understanding what that means requires reading the fine print of the agreement.

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Pennsylvania health insurance premiums soar

By   /  October 21, 2016  /  Health Care, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments


The 2017 numbers are out, and it doesn’t look good for Pennsylvania residents who purchased their insurance through the federal health care exchange. Health insurance plans sold on Pennsylvania’s Affordable Care Act online marketplace could see rate increases up to 55 percent, according to a Pennsylvania Insurance Department announcement.  Individual plans will increase an average […]

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Federal regulation threatens Florida’s historic premium cigar industry

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  Federal Government, Florida, Health Care, Jobs + Growth, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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The Obama administrations’s regulatory assault on Florida’s premium cigar industry appears tailor made for an election season rife with populist indignation.

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Emails say Tomah VA patient reached out to Feingold, Kind, in 2008 about abuse

By   /  October 18, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


“By the way he (the patient) has told me he sent a letter to Ron Kind and Russ Feingold requesting their help,” the email stated.

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Independent doctors face forced retirement with health system changes

By   /  October 13, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments


Independent doctors say their future looks dim under a Vermont all-payer system, and some are even weighing a worst-case scenario of forced early retirement.

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Seniors lack details of all-payer health care model

By   /  October 12, 2016  /  Accountability, Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Gov. Peter Shumlin’s tour to speak with the public about the all-payer draft ended Tuesday at Rutland Regional Medical Center, but many seniors say they aren’t getting enough information on the governor’s health care overhaul.

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