Vermont shares its results, one year after moving toward universal coverage

December 2008
State Health Watch;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the results of the universal health insurance coverage program of Vermont one year after its launch in October 2007. As of December 2008, about 12,000 of the estimated 65,000 uninsured have health insurance. The state passed the 2006 Health Care Affordability Act to control rising health care costs with better management of chronic conditions and by making health care affordable and accessible for everyone. There has been an average of about 200 calls a day about the Catamount Health and premium assistance programs.


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