If all-payer is such a good solution, it will return in a better and better-understood form.
Green Mountain Care Board
State officials told the public they’re confident their proposed health care payment overhaul can cut costs and improve care. But the chief regulator also acknowledged risks.
The hospital says the new imaging system will allow it to satisfy federal regulations that limit radiation output from imaging systems.
The company will remain a Medicaid provider even though the attorney general’s office believes the alleged violations did occur.
Stakeholders question whether the program will save money.
Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, who is running for governor, said public forums should be held in Bennington County and the Northeast Kingdom.
￼￼News Release — Green Mountain Care Board October 5, 2016 Contact: Jaime Fisher 802-828-2130 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in October: Wednesday, Oct 5: (9:00 am) Board Meeting Topic: All-Payer Model Located in the GMCB Board Room on the 2nd Floor of the City Center […]
Phil Scott for Vermont: Phil Scott Calls for Additional Public Presentations, More Transparency on Proposed ‘All-Payer Model’
News Release — Phil Scott for Vermont October 4, 2016 Media Contact: Ethan Latour (802) 595-3776 Says Southern Vermont Must be Included in Public Meeting Schedule Montpelier, Vt. – Phil Scott today said the Shumlin Administration and Green Mountain Care Board should at least double the number of public presentations on the “all-payer model” and […]
“We don’t yet have the amount of information that you would hope given the amount of money we’ve spent,” said Doug Hoffer, the state auditor.
Votes could come in the next week or two. And if any one of three groups of doctors decides to endorse the deal, the state will have enough support to sign its draft agreement with the feds.
The draft agreement comes after nearly two years of negotiations between state officials and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Vermont would be the first state to set up an all-payer system.
The justices sent a Green Mountain Care Board decision back for reconsideration but upheld the constitutionality of the regulatory process for insurance prices.
The transplant opportunity arose out of a surprise public appeal on Hogan’s behalf last year.
Even though numerous hospitals took in more money for care than planned in 2015, none will be forced to decrease how much they charge insurance companies. One will do so voluntarily.