Marie Townsend

I am writing to you regarding the Green Mountain Care Board decision to again approve a double digit increase for Blue Cross (12.4 percent) and MVP (10.1 percent) on Thursday. These increases in insurance rates make it impossible for families living on a fixed income to afford insurance. So it’s a choice between being insured and basic essential needs like food and housing, so we go without insurance. What is the solution you ask? In 2011 Vermont passed a groundbreaking universal healthcare law that would guarantee healthcare as a public good for everyone in our state. But as long as we rely...

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Addison County Independent

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Middlebury, VT 05753

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