What is pitiful about this ongoing policy debate is that it willfully ignores a demonstrably superior path of personal responsibility, informed patient choice, provider competition, price transparency, less third party payment, diminished regulation, liability restraint and outcome accountability.
Attorney General T.J. Donovan has filed a lawsuit on behalf of State Auditor Doug Hoffer against OneCare Vermont after the accountable care organization breached its contract with the State by repeatedly refusing to provide accounting records to the State Auditor.
One of the initiatives to come out of the Gov. Peter Shumlin administration was a dramatic overhaul of the state’s health care payment system, now known as OneCare. But’s its struggling to move forward, and one well-known critic says the system is overrun by bureaucracy and a lack of transparency.
Fortunately, former representative Paul Dame’s slanted view of the GMCB and the board’s persistent efforts to implement health care reforms are not widely shared by those on the ground of Vermont’s health care system.
The reason that 2021 is the year to finally disband the Green Mountain Care Board is because not only have they have been benign, they have actually done harm.
The webpage “Government Healthcare Facts,” which was spearheaded by right-wing activist group America Rising Advanced Research, predicts tens of millions of Americans would lose their employer healthcare coverage throughout the country if a public option or a Medicare-For-All-style plan went into effect.
Most of the Affordable Care Act appeared likely to survive yet another legal challenge as five justices indicated that they were not inclined to strike down the law.
Sen. Patrick Leahy and five of his Democratic colleagues have repeatedly stoked fears that a conservative Supreme Court will destroy the Obama Affordable Care Act of 2010. This is rank partisan fearmongering.
Make no mistake: No matter how their ideas are packaged, the left’s ultimate goal is Medicare for All—legislation sponsored by a majority of House Democrats that is full of empty promises and that would outlaw your existing coverage and put you on a government-run plan.
States that enforced certificate of need (CON) laws during coronavirus shutdowns increased mortality rates for COVID-19 patients and others, a new assessment of state laws has found.
Presidential advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci today told Vermont press and officials he would not hesitate to take a Covid-19 vaccine approved by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA).
Noticeably absent from the Democrats’ latest policy platform: any mention of “Medicare for All.” But don’t be fooled. Efforts to push government-run health care are still a real threat.