Vermont’s health care payment system isn’t working well and must be changed, Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith said. Among other things it needs a “new leadership strategy.”Read more
The State of Vermont should drug-test corrections employees and change how it investigates itself, new Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith said in a report responding to allegations of sexual and drug abuse among state prison workers.Read more
Newly appointed Secretary Mike Smith has been asked by Gov. Phil Scott to investigate reported sexual abuse at the state women’s prison on South Burlington.Read more
Former Navy SEAL, talk-show host, legislator, gubernatorial aide, CEO, and AHS Secretary Mike Smith named AHS Secretary (again) – Seven Days
Running the humongous, unwieldy Vermont Agency of Human Services is almost as tough and important a job as being governor. Mike Smith, who’s done more jobs than Mike Rowe, has been appointed AHS Secretary for the second time.Read more
Despite some strenuous objections registered in online comments, the Agency of Human Services - with the backing of the Scott administration - is prepared to expand Medicaid coverage of gender-change surgery to include minors.