TITLE

Vermont Health Care Reform Aims for More Coverage, Less Expense, and Better Care

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Jennifer Fisher
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;5/20/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 10, p797
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new Health Care Affordability Act (Act 191) signed by Governor Jim Douglas in Vermont. The new health care reform will integrate the objective of universal access to health insurance with comprehensive coordinated care and payment reform. It also covers long-term care, payment changes and health care technology.
ACCESSION #
32123702

 

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