Green Mountain Care Board Focuses On Cost Containment

The new state board that will oversee virtually every aspect of health care in Vermont met for the first time on Tuesday. One of the top priorities for the Green Mountain Care Board is to implement a number of cost containment measures during its first year in operation.

Health Care Board Sets Priorities

The health care overhaul bill that was the centerpiece of Governor Peter Shumlin’s legislative agenda last winter left many critical decisions to a five-member board that would determine the nuts and bolts of transforming Vermont’s health care delivery and payment system.