A new study projects that the new Vermont health care system, modeled on single payor, could significantly health care costs for the state. The savings amount depends on how soon the state can get a federal waiver under the Affordable Care Act and the state legislature and relevant agencies adopt recommended cost-saving mechanisms.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 2, 2011 2:15 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 26, 2011 10:33 am|
Getting waivers from HHS is going to be an important part of any state plan to implement their own single payer system. And President Obama has already expressed his support for allowing states to begin receiving waivers from the ACA in 2014 rather than 2017. That’s why FDL is joining with PNHP to ask both the President and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to commit to granting Vermont the waivers it needs to make Green Mountain Care the best program it can possibly be for the people of Vermont.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday March 26, 2011 11:00 am|
Thursday evening, the Vermont House of Representatives passed H.202, which will move the state toward adopting a single-payer-like universal health care system for all the people of Vermont.