It’s been a little more than
a year since Catamount Health began taking applications from uninsured
Vermonters. And fewer than 6,500 of the state’s 65,000
uninsured people have enrolled in the state-sponsored insurance program.
say that Vermont could become a laboratory for the federal government
as it tries to expand insurance coverage. But
others question if Vermont’s experience provides a relevant model for the rest
of the country.
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care planners hope Vermonters are willing to answer questions in a poll this
Division for Health Care Administration Health conducts an extensive survey
every few years.
stream in Northfield will soon run free for the first time in seven
It looks like
moderate-income Vermonters on the state-backed Catamount Health program may be
facing higher monthly premium payments.
The Vermont House
had already passed a budget plan calling for an additional $2.5 million to be raised through higher premiums.