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Retirees struggling to afford Vermont, moving to other states

By   /  July 29, 2015  /  News, Taxes, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Pete Chagnon

Vermonters have different reasons for leaving the state, but for retirees, the decision to leave the Green Mountains and retire elsewhere often comes down to property taxes and the cost of living.

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Vermont taxpayers may be funding baby body parts trade

By   /  July 20, 2015  /  Ethics, investigations, Issues, Misuse of funds, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont taxpayers may be supporting the sale of baby body parts, as Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services admitted the national abortion leader harvests and sells fetal organs taken during procedures.

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Vermont Health Connect status report leaves out key problems with ailing exchange

By   /  July 17, 2015  /  General, Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Department of Vermont Health Access

Vermont Health Connect is hanging by a thread, but lawmakers close to the project see it as a lifeline while potentially ignoring unresolved problems.

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Vermont Health Connect struggles to remove backlog as key deadline approaches

By   /  July 9, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont Health Connect barely snuck past its June 1 functionality deadline, and now the controversial state health care exchange is working to meet an Oct. 1 deadline that will make or break the project.

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Vermont’s pursuit of all-payer waiver sparks health care rationing debate

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With the Green Mountain Care Board seeking to transition Vermont into an all-payer health care system by 2017, one word continues to resurface in the discussion of Vermont’s health care future: rationing.

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Lawmakers optimistic about Vermont’s health exchange as Obamacare ruling nears

By   /  June 19, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

HE LIKES IT: Mark Bearden is rging his fellow citizens to sign up at Healthcare.go.

No matter how the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the King v. Burwell challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Vermont lawmakers say they are optimistic about their state’s health exchange.

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