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2010 Patient Satisfaction: Oct 2008 - Sept 2009

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2010 Patient Satisfaction: Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

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MVP Health Insurance

Order
Monday, October 4, 2010
Docket No. 10-0098-H

Stipulation and Consent Order

Failure to fully and/or timely submit required health care claims data, eligibility data, provider files and other information relating to health care services provided to Vermont residents, pursuant to the authority in 18 V.S.A. 9410(g) and Regulation H-2008-001 (VHCURES).
 
Payment of an administrative penalty of Seventy Five Thousand ($75,000) Dollars
 

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/Order-10-0098-H.pdf

Hospital Community Reports

Regulation
Monday, August 30, 2010
Reg-H-2009-05

Section 9405b of Title 18 requires each hospital licensed pursuant to Chapter 43 of Title 18 to publish and provide to the Commissioner annual hospital community reports in standard format. The purpose of this regulation is to establish the standard format for such reports, as well as the contents.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/REG-H-2009-05.pdf

Transition Date for Compliance with Revisions of 8 V.S.A. § 4089b Health Insurance Coverage, Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Bulletin
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Health Care Bulletin #131

This Bulletin establishes the transition date for health insurance plans to be in compliance with the revision of8 V.S.A. § 4089b regarding coverage for mental health and substance abuse.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/BUL-H-131.pdf

Certificate of Need Program Procedures

Regulation
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Reg-H-2010-01

Certificate of Need Program procedures.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/RULE-H-2010-01.pdf

Clarification of Effective Dates of Long Term Care Regulation H-2009-01

Bulletin
Monday, January 4, 2010
Health Care Bulletin #130

The purpose of this Bulletin is to clarify the Department's position on the effective dates for specific sections of long-term care regulation H 2009-01. The Commissioner is authorized to issue this Bulletin pursuant to 8 V.S.A. § 15.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/BUL-H-130.pdf

Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Order
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Docket No. 09-183-H

Transacting insurance business in Vermont without a certificate of authority or license from the Commissioner of Banking, Insurance, Securities, and Health Care Administration in violation of 8 V.S.A. § 3361 and § 3368. Issuing and delivering certificates of coverage that were not filed with and approved by the Commissioner in violation of 8 V.S.A. § 4062.

 
Action taken was:
  1. Administrative penalty payment of $100,000.00
  2. Payment of the Department’s costs of $3,663.00
  3. Cease and Desist from entering into any master group policy contract to cover Vermont residents that would require it to have a Vermont certificate of authority or license, unless it holds such license.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/Order-09-183-H_0.pdf

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont

Order
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Docket No. 09-131-H

Commissioner's Order relating to medical cost containment, executive compensation, and the annual reporting of executive compensation by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Vermont.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/Order-09-131-H.pdf
http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/ExhibitsOrder-09-131-H.pdf

United Health Group

Order
Monday, March 8, 2010
Docket No. H-09-063

Nature of Proceeding:

Stipulation and Consent Order

Violation:

Failure to fully and/or timely submit required health care claims data, eligibility data, provider files and other information relating to health care services provided to Vermont residents, pursuant to the authority in 18 V.S.A. $9410(g) and Regulation H-2008-001.

Action Taken:

United Health Group payment of an administrative penalty of Forty Five Thousand ($45,000) Dollars plus Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) in costs.

File attachments: 

http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/sites/default/files/StipConsentUHC.pdf

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