Insurers still pay hospital doctors more for the same procedure than those who are self-employed. “When this building gets frustrated, our inclination is to tell you what to do,” one lawmaker warned regulators.
Green Mountain Care Board
The Green Mountain Care Board voted to have hospitals use half of any unexpected profits they made in fiscal year 2016 to offset price increases.
Amy Cooper took aim at the UVM Medical Center’s statement that the independent center isn’t needed because the hospital has plenty of capacity in its surgery rooms.
The hospital association said members actually went over budget by $28 million — less than half of what regulators had said. State budget writers are eyeing the money hospitals get for charity care.
The prize was a certificate of need, the go-ahead from the Green Mountain Care Board to build the Green Mountain Surgery Center.
A member of the Green Mountain Care Board has walked back comments he made during an April 13 meeting, when he said the board would open a “special” review of growth at Central Vermont Medical Center’s facility on the Barre-Montpelier Road. Con Hogan issued a statement Tuesday afternoon saying he had gotten ahead of himself […]
The governor said documentation of her appointment last year is missing. His lawyer called it “a question that … does jeopardize the proceedings of the Green Mountain Care Board.”
Green Mountain Care Board member Con Hogan said the board will open up a special review of the expansion of a clinic on the Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin.
News Release — Green Mountain Care Board April 14, 2017 Contact: 802 828 2130 UPDATED GREEN MOUNTAIN CARE BOARD MEETINGS IN APRIL Tuesday, April 4th: Board Meeting (11:00 am) • Hospital Budget Presentations Located in the GMCB Board Room on the 2nd Floor of the City Center Building at 89 Main Street, Montpelier Thursday, April […]
Allowing the Green Mountain Surgical Center to open would let independent doctors penetrate a market that has been exclusively controlled by hospitals.
The UVM Health Network started in 2011 under the name Fletcher Allen Partners to be an umbrella organization for two hospitals. The network now controls six hospitals.
The state’s $2.3 billion hospital system went $60.3 million over budget, according to data from the Green Mountain Care Board.
News Release — Green Mountain Care Board April 3, 2017 Contact: Green Mountain Care Board 802 828 2130 Tuesday, April 4th: Board Meeting (11:00 am) Hospital Budget Presentations Located in the GMCB Board Room on the 2nd Floor of the City Center Building at 89 Main Street, Montpelier Thursday, April 6th: Canceled Thursday, April 13th: […]