March 7th 2020 -- Dozens of Medicaid recipients and supporters rallied today at UVM Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in a protest against the privatization of Vermont’s health care system.
Rally for Medicaid and Health Care for All! 12pm, Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Yesterday, over 60 people participated in a Medicaid Assembly at the State House, calling on lawmakers to protect Medicaid and finish the work of implementing universal health care in Vermont.
This month over 200 people participated in health care forums across the state, swapping stories and enjoying a meal together with neighbors.
Grace Beninson spoke at the Bellows Falls forum, relating how she joined the movement after losing her job and house following a massive stroke.
Blue Cross and MVP want to raise health insurance premiums by 15.6 and 8.5 percent on average for next year’s Vermont Health Connect plans.
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