State of Vermont Health Care Financing Plan Beginning Calendar Year 2017 Analysis

Thursday, January 24, 2013
State of Vermont Health Care Financing Plan Beginning Calendar Year 2017 Analysis
Katharine London, MS
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Grenier, MPA
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert W. Seifert, MPA
University of Massachusetts Medical School

This report details the costs and coverage of a single-payer system in Vermont, and explained that the state must develop new financing mechanisms that raise $1.6 billion to fund single-payer. It was produced in partnership with Wakely Consulting Group Inc. However, on December 17, 2014, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced that "now is not the right time" to overhaul health care financing and delivery in Vermont.