Health Care Advocate Project

Contact the Health Care Advocate
at
 1-800-917-7787
or visit our website at vtlawhelp.org/health.

The Office of Health Care Advocate (HCA) provides help to Vermonters that have problems and questions about health care and health insurance through a telephone hotline service. The HCA represents the interests of all Vermont consumers of health care in the Legislature and before state agencies.

2013 Annual Report 

Annual Report Archives

Health Care Advocate Policy Papers

Health Care Advocate Brochure

Eligibility:

  • Any Vermont resident with a problem concerning health care, or health insurance is eligible.
  • There are no income eligibility guidelines.
  • Service is provided across the state from our Burlington office

Areas We Can Help With:

Offer advice, information, referrals or direct assistance with:

  • Access to care
  • Health care reform
  • Vermont Health Connect
  • Eligibility for state programs
  • Green Mountain Care (Dr. Dynasaur, Medicaid)
  • Medicare
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Commercial insurance
  • Billing issues
  • Claim denials
  • Appeals

Help Support Us

HCO Name Change

The Office of Health Care Advocate (HCA) was the Office of Health Care Ombudsman (HCO) before a new law changed the name on January 1, 2014.