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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 33 : Human Services

Chapter 018 : Public-Private Universal Health Care System

Subchapter 002 : Green Mountain Care

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 1821)
  • § 1821. Purpose

    The purpose of Green Mountain Care is to provide, as a public good, comprehensive, affordable, high-quality, publicly financed health care coverage for all Vermont residents in a seamless and equitable manner regardless of income, assets, health status, or availability of other health coverage. Green Mountain Care shall contain costs by:

    (1) providing incentives to residents to avoid preventable health conditions, promote health, and avoid unnecessary emergency room visits;

    (2) establishing innovative payment mechanisms to health care professionals, such as global payments;

    (3) encouraging the management of health services through the Blueprint for Health; and

    (4) reducing unnecessary administrative expenditures. (Added 2011, No. 48, § 4.)