With tag: health_care_reform

Page 4 of 6

First « Previous Next » Last

RSS Feed
VPR News
Advocates Will Be Talking Health Care On Town Meeting Day
Thursday, 02/24/11
By Mitch Wertlieb
On Tuesday, citizens will gather to talk to town officials and vote on school and municipal budgets. But the Vermont Workers' Center is also hoping to talk about an issue that affects everyone in the state -- health care.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Health Insurance Critic To Speak At Statehouse
Tuesday, 02/22/11
A former health insurance executive turned critic will speak at the Vermont Statehouse on what he says is the potential danger the industry's practices might have on health care reform in Vermont.
VPR News
Catamount Health Changes Could Save State $6 Million
Tuesday, 02/22/11
The centerpiece of Governor Peter Shumlin's health care budget proposal calls for the Catamount Health program for the underinsured to be folded into the traditional Medicaid program.
VPR News
Shumlin Says Health Care Board Critical To Reform
Monday, 02/14/11
By Bob Kinzel
Governor Peter Shumlin says a special, independent state Health Care Board is a critical part of his overall reform plan. Some lawmakers are concerned that the five-member Board has too much power and won't be accountable to the Legislature but Shumlin says that's not the case.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Legislature Weighing Health Report Recommendations
Friday, 01/21/11
By Bob Kinzel
After Dr. William Hsiao's recommendation for a single-payer system in Vermont, state legislators are still sizing up the merits of the plan.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Bob Kinzel Weighs Reaction To Health Care Report
Thursday, 01/20/11
By Bob Kinzel
VPR's Bob Kinzel has found that the overall response to Dr. William Hsiao's health care system presentation has been mixed.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Hsiao Calls Vermont's Health Care System "Broken"
Thursday, 01/20/11
By Jane Lindholm
According to Harvard professor of economics William Hsiao, financing, organization, delivery of care and regulations are not working together in Vermont's health care system.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Consultant: Health Care Reform Won’t Be Quick Or Cheap
Wednesday, 12/15/10
By John Dillon
The consultant in charge of designing an overhaul of Vermont's health care system says complete reform won't be quick - and it may not be cheap. Dr. William Hsiao of the Harvard School of Public Health is due to present his findings in mid-January.
 MP3 Available 
Vermont Edition
The Effect Of Health Care Reform Mandates
Thursday, 09/23/10
By Jane Lindholm
Federal health care mandates become law and we look at what the changes are and how they will affect you and your dependents. Also, we hear about the concept of political patronage and how it has survived. And we visit the Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival in Brattleboro.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Voices In The Week's News: July 2, 2010
Friday, 07/02/10
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Legislature Chooses Health Care Consultant
Tuesday, 06/29/10
By Bob Kinzel
An effort in the legislature to make health care affordable for all Vermonters has taken a big step forward. The Joint Fiscal Committee has picked a consultant who will design three different approaches for health care reform.
 MP3 Available 
Vermont Edition
Gubernatorial Candidate Doug Racine
Wednesday, 06/30/10
By Jane Lindholm
Democratic candidate for Governor Doug Racine discusses his priorities for the state.  Plus, Valley News reporter John Gregg examines why New Hampshire Republicans believe they're in a strong position this year.  And Summer School continues with a lesson in orienteering.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Health Advocate Charges Conflict Of Interest In Commission Appointment
Monday, 06/14/10
By John Dillon
A former state senator has been accused of a conflict of interest for accepting an appointment to the state Health Care Reform Commission while he represents a group of older Vermonters. But House Speaker Shap Smith defends his appointment of retired Senator Jim Leddy.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Seniors To Receive Medicare Part-D Rebate Check
Monday, 06/07/10
By Melody Bodette
Almost 9,000 Vermont seniors will get a $250 rebate check starting this week to help close a gap in Medicare coverage for prescription drugs.
VPR News
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.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Voices In The Week's News: May 21, 2010
Friday, 05/21/10
These were some of the voices in the news this week:.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Douglas Torn Between Likes And Dislikes Of Health Care Bill
Monday, 05/17/10
By Bob Kinzel
A veto of the health care reform bill is possible because there are a few provisions that Governor Douglas really dislikes. But he's torn, because the bill also would expand some of his signature initiatives.
 MP3 Available 
Vermont Edition
Young Physicians And Changes In Health Care
Wednesday, 05/12/10
By Jane Lindholm
We talk with two graduating medical students about their futures and the debate over health care.  Also, the role of seasonal driving problems on liveablity in Northern New England. Plus, we read from our mail.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
House, Senate At Odds Over Free Drug Samples
Wednesday, 05/05/10
By Bob Kinzel
Should pharmaceutical companies have to report the amount of free drug samples that they distribute to Vermont doctors?  
VPR News
Lawmakers Approve Expanding Access To Health Care
Thursday, 04/22/10
By Bob Kinzel
The Vermont House has approved a health care reform bill that's designed to provide greater access to health care, and to help control costs. Opponents have argued that the legislation will increase spending on health care in Vermont - something they say the state can't afford.           
 MP3 Available 
Vermont Edition
U.S. Senate Candidate Len Britton
Friday, 04/16/10
By Bob Kinzel
Taftsville businessman Len Britton is seeking to unseat six-term Senator Patrick Leahy. He discusses the issues that are his top priority in this race with Bob Kinzel.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Vermont Senate Ready To Consider Health Reform Bill
Tuesday, 04/06/10
By Bob Kinzel
The Vermont Senate is getting ready to debate a bill that could provide a framework for major changes in the state's health care system.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Welch Hails Health Reform Passage
Tuesday, 03/23/10
Congressman Peter Welch says the new federal health care legislation will help 156,000 Vermont families and more than 20,000 businesses.
VPR News
Shap Smith Discusses The State Budget
Friday, 03/19/10
By Bob Kinzel
House Speaker Shap Smith discusses the big issues moving through the Legislature with VPR's Bob Kinzel.
 MP3 Available 
VPR News
Welch Will Vote 'Yes' On Health Care Vote
Thursday, 03/18/10
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch says he'll support the health care reform bill when it comes up for a vote in the U.S. House this weekend because it will help provide coverage to millions of uninsured Americans.
 MP3 Available 
Page 4 of 6

First « Previous Next » Last

Supported By
Become an Underwriter | Find an Underwiter