Gov. Peter Shumlin has said he wants a true single-payer system that covers all Vermonters, including seniors on Medicare, but the framework that would have rolled Medicare into Green Mountain Care is not an option, according to health officials.
Green Mountain Care Board
Feds won’t let Vermont have Medicare cash; seniors’ need for gap coverage under single-payer unknown
Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Middlebury College economics professor Jessica Holmes to the Green Mountain Care Board, his administration announced Wednesday The five-member board was created by the Legislature in 2011. It has broad authority to set payments for health care services, and currently sets rates for commercial health insurance products and the rate of […]
The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in October:
The current health care system unfairly burdens Vermont businesses and individuals who pay health insurance premiums by requiring them to subsidize the services that government programs (Medicaid and Medicare) provide but don’t fully pay for.