From our perspective, this is the most crucial budget we’ve assembled.
Hearing hirees say “no” to job offers because they are giving up on their house search is a problem recruiters are facing in state and municipal government, nonprofit organizations and businesses.
The state’s largest hospital system put on hold a project that would have opened 10 psychiatric beds for children and adolescents outside of the Brattleboro Retreat, the only hospital that offers this service.
The University of Vermont Health Network is asking for 10% increases in service charges for its Burlington and Berlin hospitals.
Officials touted the reboot as a major step in recovery, but said it would take “several weeks” to get all systems back to normal.
Costa was an architect of the all-payer system. He says his previous work for the state won’t pose a conflict in his new role.
The former health care regulator and secretary of the Agency of Human Services will start at the UVM Health Network Sept. 1. Gobeille says he hasn't violated revolving door ethics rules.
The announcement was made Wednesday at Gov. Phil Scott's weekly press conference.
An analysis prepared for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says a federally funded program resulted in relative savings of $97 million from 2014 to 2016.
State officials say mismanagement played a major role in Springfield Hospital's financial collapse. But broader trends are putting pressure on hospital finances across the state.
The state has invested $5.5 million in a new 16-bed inpatient unit at the Brattleboro Retreat. The unit currently is scheduled for completion in early 2020.
A Green Mountain Care Board budget switch proposed by Gov. Phil Scott would result in increased costs for insurers and hospitals. That likely would be passed on to Vermonters, care board leaders say.
A 5-year-old facility in Middlesex was supposed to be a temporary solution to mental health treatment. Now, it's in ‘dire need of replacement.'
Preliminary numbers show 110 Vermonters died from opioid overdoses in 2018, Health Commissioner Mark Levine said. The state is investing in new prevention, treatment and recovery programs.