The Future of Health Care

Most Vermonters are about to be touched by changes in the way health care comes to them, how they pay for it and how their records are kept. VPR’s week-long series explores how health care reform affects you.  

Catamount Health Plan

After years of political wrangling, Vermont’s answer to covering the uninsured takes another step forward. Beginning Monday, October 1, qualified Vermonters can begin to register for Catamount Health. The state is spending state and federal funds of about $1.4 million to help market the plan. We look at the state’s efforts to reach 65,000 uninsured Vermonters, and we talk about who’s eligible, and how to sign up.