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A Focus on Health Costs

Sep 10, 2016
Over the past two weeks, Vermont’s hospitals presented their 2017 budgets to the Green Mountain Care Board. This related commentary ran in VTDigger.   A focus on health costs by Todd Keating, Chief…

Building a Strong Health Care System for All Vermonters

Jan 18, 2017
The following Op-Ed by Jeff Tieman, VAHHS President and CEO, ran in VT Digger, the Caledonian Record and the Brattleboro Reformer.    Having arrived last August as the new President and CEO of the Vermont…

Statement on Governor's Proposed Budget

Jan 31, 2017
Today, Jeff Tieman, VAHHS President & CEO expressed concern that Governor Scott's proposed budget cuts could negatively impact Vermont hospitals. "Vermont hospitals provide extraordinary care to Vermont…

Statement on Governor's Announcement of State Contract with ACO

Feb 10, 2017
On Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Governor Phil Scott announced the Next Generation Medicaid Pilot Program. Jeff Tieman, President and CEO of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems had this…

Statement on President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration

Feb 02, 2017
The Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems expressed concern about President Trump’s recent executive order on immigration and the negative effect it could have on health care delivery in…

ACA REPEAL: Here we go again. And it’s a bad idea. Again.

May 01, 2017
Every time we think it’s the last, there is another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This law, more popular and well functioning than ever, helps millions of people including more than 20,000…

VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

May 02, 2017
Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened in his or her name by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The Vermont Association of Hospitals…

Certificate of Need Application Doesn't Meet Criteria

Apr 11, 2017
The following Op-Ed by Jeff Tieman, VAHHS President and CEO, ran in VT Digger and the Burlington Free Press.  Next week the Green Mountain Care Board will hold a public hearing to consider a new ambulatory…

Today's ACA Repeal Vote in the House

May 04, 2017
Below is a statement from Jeff Tieman, President and CEO of VAHHS, regarding today's vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) The U.S. House of Representatives’…

Statement on Senate's Release of the Better Care Reconciliation Act

Jun 23, 2017
The following statement is from Jeff Tieman, VAHHS President and CEO, regarding the U.S. Senate's newest draft bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:  "Vermont has one of the lowest uninsured rates in…