Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Vermont Moves Ahead With Plans for Universal Healthcare System as Nation Implements Obamacare

In 2017, Vermont is expected to launch Green Mountain Care (GMC), its mostly payroll-tax financed, single-payer healthcare system, in which the state instead of private insurers will cover healthcare costs. Providers will be allocated a set budget for a set number of patients, as the state phases out the current fee for service system that reimburses providers for each task they perform.