The Vermont Statutes Online
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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.)