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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 18 : Health

Chapter 091 : Prescription Drug Cost Containment

Subchapter 002 : Evidence-Based Education Program

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 4621)
  • § 4621. Definitions

    Except as otherwise specified, for the purposes of this subchapter:

    (1) “Department” means the Department of Health.

    (2) “Evidence-based” means based on criteria and guidelines that reflect high-quality, cost-effective care. The methodology used to determine such guidelines shall meet recognized standards for systematic evaluation of all available research and shall be free from conflicts of interest. Consideration of the best available scientific evidence does not preclude consideration of experimental or investigational treatment or services under a clinical investigation approved by an institutional review board. (Added 2007, No. 80, § 14; amended 2009, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § I.21.)