|Medicare Savings Programs||
Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) can help reduce your out-of-pocket Medicare costs by paying for your Part B premiums and your cost-sharing. The programs are commonly called by their initials: QMB, SLMB and QI-1.
This web page tells you where you may find affordable housing, how to appeal if you were denied rental assistance, and how to apply for fuel assistance.
As of July 1, 2018, courts in Vermont recognize several different ways for a person to be “a parent” under Vermont law. This page describes the new parentage law.
|Rights Against Debt Collectors||
Are you behind on your credit card payments, your home mortgage, a personal loan or other debt? The creditor or a debt collector may contact you. The law can't stop reasonable attempts to collect debts. But creditors and debt collectors aren't allowed to be abusive.
|I’m Being Abused||
Abusers do a lot of different things to abuse their victims. Abuse is never ok. You have a right to be safe. This page tells you how you can get help and protect yourself.
|Rent Increases||It is legal for your landlord to increase your rent, but the landlord must follow rules about increasing your rent. The rules depend on where you live and what type of housing you live in.|
|Appeals – Vermont Health Connect||
You can appeal any Vermont Health Connect (VHC) decision about your eligibility for a health care plan, premium assistance or cost sharing assistance by asking for a fair hearing. You have 90 days from the date shown on the decision you receive to ask for a fair hearing.
|Earned Income Credit||
This page tells you about the Earned Income Credit (EIC), which is also called the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), who can get it, and what the rules are. It also tells you where to find information about the Vermont Earned Income Credit.
|Taxes and Disaster Relief||
This page provides information about what to do on your taxes if you have been through a natural disaster.
Medicaid provides low-cost or free health care coverage for children, young adults under age 19, low-income adults, pregnant women, and those who are blind, disabled or age 65 or older. Learn how to apply on this page.
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