Health Exchange Still Confusing

A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation showed that most Americans are uninformed about the federal health care changes that are coming, and about how health care exchanges are going to work. That situation appears to bear out in Vermont, too.

House Advances Health Care Exchange Bill

The Vermont House has given preliminary approval to a bill under which the state would take the next big step on a path to sweeping health insurance reform passed in broad outline last year.

Senate Embraces Governor’s Health Care Overhaul Plan

The Vermont Senate has given its final approval to legislation that makes significant changes to the state’s health care system. While the Senate bill is slightly different from the one passed by the House last month, lawmakers believe it will be easy to reconcile the two and send the plan to the Governor.