GMCB announces Vermont Health Connect rate hearings for Blue Cross, MVP

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GMCB announces Vermont Health Connect rate hearings for Blue Cross, MVP

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 7:54am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold hearings open to the public concerning the 2020 Vermont Health Connect insurance rates on Monday, July 22nd (MVP Health Plan, Inc.) and Tuesday, July 23rd (BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont) in Room 11 of the Vermont State House in Montpelier beginning at 8 am each morning.

The GMCB encourages Vermonters to submit their comments on the proposed rates through July 24th via the GMCB’s rate review website, by email to GMCB.Board@vermont.gov, by U.S. mail to the Green Mountain Care Board, 144 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont, 05602, or by phone at 802-828-2177. Time will be set aside at the close of each day’s hearing for members of the public who wish to comment on the rates in person; in addition, the GMCB will accept public comment from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23rd at Montpelier City Hall.

RELATED STORY: Blue Cross (15.6%) and MVP (8.5%) request rate hikes

For more information about how the GMCB reviews health insurance rates, visit the rate review website at ratereview.vermont.gov.

Rate review dates and location information:

Monday, July 22nd: Rate Review Hearing – MVP Health Care (8:00 a.m.)

  • Located in Room 11 at the Vermont State House, 115 State St, Montpelier, VT

Tuesday, July 23rd: Rate Review Hearing – BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont (8:00 a.m.)

  • Located in Room 11 at the Vermont State House, 115 State St, Montpelier, VT

Tuesday, July 23rd: Rate Review Public Comment (4:30 – 6:30 p.m.)

Located in the Memorial Room at Montpelier City Hall, 39 Main St, Montpelier, VT

Source: GMCB 7.9.2019