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Pop-up dental clinics offer free care to those who might go without

WebThe clinic, held in the Hartford office of the Vermont Agency of Human Services, was the first of its kind hosted by the Upper Valley Oral Health Working Group.

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Vermont House approves expansion of access to Medicaid, Medicare

WebThe Vermont House voted Tuesday to give preliminary approval to a bill that would expand access to federal health insurance programs for Vermonters up to age 21, …

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Putney General Store and VEDA: Keeping a community hub alive

WebGeneral stores are a staple of Vermont culture. A gathering place, a quick sundry stop, and at times a gossip hub. The state’s oldest of these establishments is the …

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Arbitration decision paves the way for new statewide

WebRates for four medical plans jumped an average of roughly 11% between the 2020 and 2021 school years, and are expected to increase another 4% on average …

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Three New York-based owners take over management of five

WebThree New York-based owners have taken over management of five Genesis nursing homes in Vermont. On Oct. 30, David Gamzeh, Akiva Glatzer and Akiko …

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A crisis continuum of care

WebThis final and long-awaited service completes a community-based crisis continuum of care. The desire to create a 24/7 mental health facility started years ago …

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Dr. Fay Homan: The power and promise of primary health care

WebThis commentary is by Fay Homan, M.D., whose practice is at Little Rivers Healthcare, which has offices in Bradford, Corinth and Wells River. A simple story can …

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Vermont launches statewide enhanced Mobile Crisis program

WebLaunched on January 1, 2024, Vermont’s Enhanced Mobile Crisis services provide timely and effective in-person assistance to people facing an emotional, mental health, or …

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Community Health Pediatrics gets a makeover and new providers

WebCommunity Health Pediatrics is taking appointments and accepting new patients. Learn more about career opportunities, hours and Community Health locations …

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Vermont officials seek Medicaid benefits for incarcerated

WebIncarcerated people have long been ineligible for Medicaid. When the federally funded health care program began in 1965, it expressly excluded “inmate(s) of …

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Covid-19 in Vermont

WebRead more of VTDigger’s Covid-19 coverage here. Every Wednesday, the Vermont Department of Health publishes weekly Covid-19 case counts for the prior week. The …

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Bennington nursing home to be sold to company promising

WebA $46.6 million deal to sell facilities in Burlington, Bennington, Berlin, St. Johnsbury and Springfield to a private equity group fell through in late 2021 amid …

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Lawmakers replace ambitious Medicaid expansion with a study

WebLawmakers watered down a sweeping health care bill last week, replacing a provision that would expand access to Medicaid for many Vermonters with a study. As …

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Final Reading: For bill to ban flavored nicotine products

WebSenate lawmakers passed S.18 last year, and an amended version advanced out of the House last month by a 83-53 vote. The Senate voted 18-11 to approve those …

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New prison medical provider talks of personnel, care changes

WebAround $180,000 had been in the budget for that post and there’s been talk of increasing the pay to $200,000. A doctor with the Vermont Department of Health …

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2 of every 3 beds empty as state psychiatric hospital

WebThe 25-bed hospital in Berlin had on average eight patients a day in July, the lowest count since the months after the facility opened in 2014.

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Mental health urgent care takes root in Vermont

Webby Kristen Fountain October 20, 2023, 6:02 am. Access Hub Clinician Mark Perry is seen at the mental health provider’s relaxation room in Montpelier on Wednesday. Photo by …

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Final Reading: Committee expected to vote on Act 250 reform

WebAct 250, Vermont’s 54-year-old sweeping and controversial land use law, is designed to ensure that development in the state is carefully planned and desired by …

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Dartmouth Health finances improve

WebDartmouth Health finances improve. For the first quarter of fiscal year 2024, which ended Sept. 30, DH saw an operating loss of $8.2 million, or 1%. For the same …

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Dartmouth Hitchcock nurses make another attempt at unionization

WebDartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center seen from the air on Dec. 9, 2017. File photo by Charles Hatcher/Valley News This story by Frances Mize was first published by …

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Cyberattack impacts pharmacies across Vermont

Webby VTD Editor February 23, 2024, 6:37 pm. A cyberattack against one of the country’s largest prescription processors has impacted pharmacies and providers across Vermont …

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Vermont’s Union Mutual insurance company announces

WebUnion Mutual’s offices on State Street in Montpelier, as seen on Friday, April 12, 2024. Photo by Juan Vega de Soto/VTDigger. Two New England insurers want to join …

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How rising health care costs are driving up property taxes

WebBut according to Vermont’s teachers union, health care costs across all districts are expected to increase by 16.4%, or roughly $47.9 million cumulatively, …

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