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September 21, 2015
Observation status affects what Medicare will pay for while you are in the hospital and after you leave the hospital. Your share of your hospital bills may be larger than if you were an inpatient. If you go to a skilled nursing facility (nursing home) after you leave the hospital,you might have to...
September 14, 2015
On Thursday, September 24, the Senior Citizens Law Project of Vermont Legal Aid will hold a legal advice clinic at the Bugbee Senior Center in White River Junction for Vermonters over the age of 60. An attorney will be available for free legal advice or referrals on a variety of civil legal...
September 4, 2015
You can enroll in Ladies First, if you are eligible, even if you have a health plan through Vermont Health Connect. Who is eligible? Women between the ages of 21 and 64 whose income is under 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.
September 3, 2015
Open enrollment for 2016 Vermont Health Connect plans will start on November 1, 2015.
September 3, 2015
The Chittenden County Sheriff’s Department is warning you not to give your information or pay money to someone who claims to be a deputy sheriff or an employee of a sheriff's department. In this scam, callers pose as a sheriff and threatened to arrest people who do not pay a fine.
August 26, 2015
Did you get help paying for a Vermont Health Connect (VHC) plan or another state’s Marketplace plan in 2014? Do you plan to apply for premium tax credits to help pay for a 2016 plan? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, here are some important things you need to know in order to...
August 24, 2015
CARE is the Community Assistance Registry for Emergencies. It is managed by the United Ways of Vermont, E-911 and VT 211. CARE is asking for the community’s help to identify seniors (over age 60) or people with physical or mental disabilities who would need special help in an emergency.
August 24, 2015
Making good decisions about how to manage money can be hard. It's even harder if you don't understand the U.S. banking system. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau created four simple guides (in English and Spanish) to help.
August 21, 2015
Tax scammers have added new scams to their bag of tricks to get your money. They may contact you by phone, e-mail or letters that look like the real IRS letterhead to try to trick you into giving them your personal financial information or making a tax payment that you don’t owe. The Treasury...
August 18, 2015
The Green Mountain Care Board will hold hearings on budget requests filed by Vermont ‘s 14 hospitals August 25 - 27 at the Capital Plaza at 100 State Street in Montpelier. The budget requests are for fiscal year 2016.


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