KEEPING VERMONT HEALTHY

HealthFirst is Vermont’s Independent Practice Association representing health care practitioners working at physician-owned practices throughout the state. 
Key stats:

  • 71 member practices
  • More than 250 Practitioners, including MDs/DOs, NPs, PAs and RNs
  • 33 primary care sites
  • 37 specialty fields
  • Members in 10 counties: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Rutland, Washington, Windham, and Windsor

Our mission is to promote and foster the long-term success of independent healthcare practices throughout Vermont. HealthFirst offers resources, education and support to independent practices so they can continue to bring a high quality personal care option to their patients in the current healthcare climate. HealthFirst also provides a unified voice for small independent physicians seeking to impact the direction of health reform efforts. To hear from some of our members, click here.

Joining HealthFirst has a significant effect on lowering overhead costs and enables practices to collaborate on new payment models while maintaining their independence.

Benefits include:

  • Provider Bargaining Group
  • Advocacy
  • MVP Contract
  • ACO Contracts
  • Collaborative Care Network
  • Group Purchasing
  • Malpractice Insurance
For more details on member benefits and savings, please click here.

NEWS

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SHORTHANDED REGULATORY BOARD CAN’T AGREE ON SURGICAL CENTER
BY ERIN MANSFIELD

The Green Mountain Care Board says it cannot make a decision on whether to approve a controversial surgical center, citing vacancies on the board...
MEDICAL PAY PARITY BILL MEETS SCHEDULING ISSUES
BY ERIN MANSFIELD

Procedural issues are calling into question the future of a bill the Senate passed Friday that, among other things, seeks to level the playing field for independent and hospital-employed doctors...
SENATE PASSES MEDICAL PAY PARITY BILL OVER INTENSE PUSHBACK
BY ERIN MANSFIELD

The Vermont Senate passed a bill that seeks to level the playing field for independent doctors, despite intense pushback from hospitals, insurance companies and the chairs of two key committees...

KEY CONTACTS

EVENTS

  • Clinical Implementation Committee Meeting

    HealthFirst Office
    June 8, 2017 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

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