Vermont Releases Insurance Rates Under Obamacare

Vermont became the first state on Monday to publish the rates it would charge people who don’t currently have health insurance to get coverage – a key step toward establishing the health exchanges that are central to the federal health care law known as Obamacare. Health officials said Monday the rates are comparable to current commercial rates.

Legislative Reaction To The Hsiao Report

Representative Mark Larson and Senator Claire Ayer weigh in on the recommendations made by Dr. William Hsiao on Wednesday. Senator Patrick Leahy discusses the need for political civility. And, we listen back to the voices in the news this week.