With tag: health_care
For Health Care, Debate May Be Over Conditions
As the Vermont
Senate prepares this coming week to debate major health care legislation, a
fight may be emerging over what conditions must be met before the state moves
to a single-payer plan.
Single-Payer Advocates Plan Montpelier Rally
Supporters of a plan to have the state of Vermont establish a single-payer health care system are
headed to Montpelier for a rally.
Medical school students, nurses and other
health professionals from New
England and beyond plan to
press their cause at the Statehouse on Saturday.
Health Care Providers Rally At Statehouse
By Neal Charnoff
Vermont doctors, nurses and other health professionals rallied
at the Statehouse Wednesday to speak out about budget cuts and provider
tax increases they say will put patient care in jeopardy.
Proverbial Wisdom & Family Health Care
Visit Milton Elementary School where teachers use proverbs to teach 4th graders values. And in a time when health care is unaffordable, learn how providers can accept minimal fees and even barter services. Wisdom and Proverbs and Bartering for Family Health Care
Leahy Announces Big Medicaid Win for Vt
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Saturday that Vermont Medicaid payments will increase by $250 million for six years in the health reform plan under consideration by the U.S. Senate.
Welch to host health forums
Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House is planning to host two public meetings on health care reform on the next two Saturdays.
Restructuring Vermont health care
By Bob Kinzel
Cambridge physician Dr. Deb Richter and former Human Services Secretary
Con Hogan talk about their new book, "Gridlock: The Unhealthy Politics
of Health Care in Vermont." Also, former Governor Howard Dean says Democrats shouldn't compromise on a public option; he talks with Bob Kinzel about national health care proposals.
Sanders faces voters at health care meeting
By Nina Keck
Bernie Sanders faced tough questions this weekend during two town meetings on health
care reform. Lawmakers have been
holding similar town meetings across the country and many have turned into
shouting matches with angry protestors.
VPR's Nina Keck attended Sanders' first meeting in Rutland and filed this report.