Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization Model Agreement
The following announcements were issued regarding the Green Mountain Care Board's (GMCB) vote in support of the Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization Model Agreement. More information about the GMCB is available on their website.
1115 Global Commitment to Health Waiver
Vermont received approval from CMS effective October 24, 2016 to extend the Global Commitment to Health Section 1115 Waiver for the period of 1/1/2017 through 12/31/2021. More information about the waiver is available on the Department of Vermont Health Access website.
All-Payer Model Proposal September-October 2016
The proposed All-Payer Model Agreement is a framework that supports Vermont's goals of:
- Limiting health care cost growth to no more than 3.5% in aggregate costs across all payers.
- Increasing access to primary care.
- Improving the health outcomes of Vermonters.
The agreement is the result of over a year of direct negotiation between CMS, the Administration, and the GMCB.
Below please find several key documents.
Vermont All-Payer ACO Model PowerPoint presentation explaining the All-Payer Model agreement, related Medicaid components and the calendar of events.
All-Payer Model One Page Summary Summarizes the major provisions of the All-Payer Model.
All-Payer Model Protections for Medicare Beneficiaries Explains the federal protections for Medicare Beneficiaries.
Draft All-Payer Model Agreement Under Review This document is a draft. It is currently under review by state and federal legal counsel.
All-Payer Model Proposal January 2016
- Vermont All-Payer Model Term Sheet Proposal Companion Paper (1/25/16)
- All-Payer Model Term Sheet One-Page Summary (1/25/16)
- Vermont-CMMI All-Payer Model Term Sheet (1/25/16)