Beth Kiendl

Nurses, please make your voices heard in Montpelier

The Green Mountain Care Board is meeting in Montpelier on Thursday, July 20 at 9 a.m. to consider the Blue Cross/Blue Shield request for a 12.7-percent rate increase. This increase will affect more than 70,000 of our patients, families, friends, and neighbors.

The Green Mountain Care Board's purpose is to oversee our state's health-care system.

This hearing will include actuarial testimony from the insurers and state agencies, followed by time for brief testimonies from the public.

As nurses, every day we see the impact of a health-care system designed as a profit-making commodity rather than as a system serving valuable human lives.

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Welcome back to Israel

“When you are through changing, you are through.” (Bruce Barton) Jamie Margolis, you and Eva have embraced change and grown. Yet never say never, as you have implied in your beautiful article. You are young, and vibrant, and you will experience countless more wonderful changes. Difficult as leaving your...

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