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Vermont Report Recommends Single Payer System - Presentation to the State Legislature

Vermont Report Recommends Single Payer System - Presentation to the State Legislature

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Published by: Rich Elmore on Jan 19, 2011
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A Health System for the 21
William C. HsiaoJonathan GruberSteven Kappel& Team of 20Presentation before Vermont State LegislatureJanuary 19, 2011
Photo: Dennis Tangney Jr.
Existing Major Problems
A broken health system leads to:
32,000 Vermont residents remaining uninsuredeven after the implementation of the PatientProtection Affordable Care Act.
Another 15% Vermont residents without adequatehealth insurance.
Rapid escalation of health care costs that strainsemployer, household and government budgets.
Higher rate of cost escalation in Vermont than thenational average.
What were we commissioned to do?
Develop options for new health systemthat would:
Provider universal coverage with common benefitpackage
Significantly reduce the waste and inefficiencies in thecurrent system.
Contain health cost escalation
Move to an integrated delivery system
Design and evaluate the options

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