Funding single payer: As Vermont paves way to reform, hurdles remain

Lee, Jaimy
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/30/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 22, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses healthcare sector updates in Vermont including the development of Green Mountain Care, a single-payer health insurance system. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin asserted that his administration has found a way to finance the system. The Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems remained undecided on the issue concerning the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont expressed support. An increase in healthcare spending in the state is also reported.


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