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October 18, 2017

The open enrollment period for buying (or changing) a 2018 Vermont Health Connect plan is November 1 to December 15, 2017. Despite recent news, Vermonters who qualify for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and premium tax credits will continue to get them.

October 4, 2017

Depending on your income, you may be eligible for a reduction in your property taxes or a rebate on the rent you paid. The original due date for these forms was in April. However, you can still file with a $15 late fee.

September 29, 2017

The Office of the Health Care Advocate (HCA) is a terrific resource for Vermonters. Recently we added more questions and answers about health care and health insurance to our online help tool. You can click through a few questions and then hit the button to “Get Results!”

September 19, 2017

The State of Vermont has sent 20,000 letters to Vermonters who may not be paying tax on their online purchases. If you do not pay Vermont sales tax when you make an online purchase, then the state wants you to pay it later when you file your Vermont taxes. This is called “use tax."

August 28, 2017

In 2013, the Vermont Legislature passed a law requiring mammography, including call-back screening, to be covered without copayments or deductible charges.

August 11, 2017

The Green Mountain Care Board approved 2018 Vermont Health Connect health insurance rates this week.

July 31, 2017

You can get a “tax transcript” from the IRS for free. A tax transcript gives you a summary of your tax return information. It includes your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI).

July 6, 2017

Children who are age 18 and younger can eat for free at meal sites around Vermont this summer.

June 19, 2017

When health insurance prices go up, how does this affect you and your family? You can attend a public hearing or submit a comment about the proposed rates for 2018.

June 12, 2017

Vermonters who are experiencing a mental health crisis have a new way to find support when and where they need it, 24 hours a day. Crisis Text Line™ provides access via text messaging to trained crisis counselors.


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