KEEPING VERMONT HEALTHY

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

  • 66 member practices
  • More than 250 Practitioners, including MDs/DOs, NPs, PAs and RNs
  • 28 primary care sites
  • 23 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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Backers, opponents line up on surgery center proposal
BY DAN D'AMBROSIO

The state's largest insurer is backing a proposal for Vermont's first independent surgery center, about a month before the Green Mountain Care Board hears final arguments on whether the center should receive a required certificate of need...

BLUE CROSS BACKS INDEPENDENT SURGICAL CENTER
BY ERIN MANSFIELD

Vermont’s largest insurance company has endorsed a proposed surgical center in Colchester that hospitals in the state are opposing...
REGULATORS SET HEARING ON FOR-PROFIT SURGICAL CENTER PROPOSAL
BY ERIN MANSFIELD

The Green Mountain Care Board has set a hearing date on the permit application to build a surgical center in Colchester that a group of independent doctors submitted nearly two years ago...

KEY CONTACTS

EVENTS

  • HealthFirst Board of Directors Meeting


    April 20, 2017 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Replaces meeting originally scheduled for 4/26/17....


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