Statehouse preview: Affordability, psychiatric treatment top health care concerns

January 09, 2019

VTDigger

By Mike Faher

State lawmakers likely will consider a wide variety of health care issues in the 2019 session, but the underlying themes of affordability and access are not new.

A sampling of health care interest groups surveyed prior to Wednesday’s session kickoff showed that improving mental health care; preserving Affordable Care Act protections; bolstering insurance coverage; and decreasing prescription costs are among the top priorities for this year. Continue to at site....