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Analysis: Pertussis Prompts Review Of Immunization Exemption Law
Saturday, 02/09/13
By Peter Biello
Lawmakers are reconsidering the philosophical and religious exemption to the childhood immunization law in the face of a rise in pertussis (whooping cough) cases. They're also set to discuss the contentious end-of-life bill next week. VPR's Bob Kinzel talks with Peter Biello about the week in legislative news.
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Exchange Could Drive Up Costs For Catamount Health Users
Monday, 10/22/12
By Bob Kinzel
Thousands of middle income Vermonters could see their health care costs spike when a new federal exchange goes into place in 2014. A group of advocates is urging the Legislature to create a special state subsidy program to make up the difference.
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Federal Provision Could Affect Catamount Health Program
Wednesday, 05/26/10
By Bob Kinzel
Health Care advocates are concerned that a provision of the new federal health care law could jeopardize the financial stability of Vermont's Catamount Health Care program.
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Federal Government Will Help Subsidize Catamount Health
Wednesday, 01/06/10
By John Dillon
The federal government has agreed to help Vermont subsidize a state health insurance program. Governor Jim Douglas says the federal payments should save the state about $9 million over the next two years.
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Enrollments Slow In State-Subsidized Health Insurance Plans
Thursday, 11/12/09
By John Dillon
As Congress debates a major health care proposal, Vermont's effort to extend coverage to the uninsured has hit some bumps.
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Commission to assess key components of Catamount Health
Tuesday, 09/15/09
By Bob Kinzel
Vermont's Health Care Reform Commission is getting ready to assess some of the key components of ‘Catamount Health Care' - that's the program that provides coverage to uninsured Vermonters.
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Cost remains barrier to health insurance
Wednesday, 07/08/09
By John Dillon
More people have health coverage in Vermont as the state has rolled out new programs aimed at covering the uninsured. But a new survey shows that cost remains a major barrier, despite state subsidies of insurance premiums.
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Rates for Catamount Health remain steady
Thursday, 07/02/09
By Bob Kinzel
Vermonters enrolled in Catamount Health Care have received some good news.  The two insurance companies that administer the program both say their premiums will remain stable for the next few months.
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