This regulation is issued pursuant to the authority of the Commissioner of the Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration under 8 V.S.A. § 15 and 8 V.S.A. § 4088b to issue rules and regulations requiring that health benefit plans provide coverage for routine costs for patients who participate in approved cancer clinical trials.
Nature of the Proceedings: Stipulation and Consent Order
Date Issued: March 21, 2011 Violation: Failure to comply with the budget established by the Commissioner Action Taken: The Stipulation and Consent Order requires the implementation of procedures to ensure ongoing compliance.
Public reporting of health care information for consumers is a vital function of the Vermont Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration. Each year, the Department reports a variety of performance measures for Vermont health plans that include: experience of care and service, preventive care, acute illness care and chronic illness care. These measures are compared against national and New England averages (or benchmarks). This information may be helpful when choosing a health plan that