Global Budgets, Payment Reform and Single Payer: Understanding Vermont's Health Reform

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, April 22, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Vermont is moving toward "single payer" health care and cutting costs and improving how health care is delivered along the way. Join us for a conversation about what's working, what's ahead and what it may mean for Maine.

 

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Speaker:

Anya Rader Wallack, PhD,
Chair of Green Mountain Care Board.

   

Anya Rader Wallack will describe how Vermont seeks to make health care  a public good, create an integrated delivery system and move to a single system where access to health coverage is not linked to employment. She will provide details on cost containment strategies underway and explain how Vermont is implementing the Affordable Care Act as part of its broader reform.

Dr. Wallack will join a panel of Maine leaders who will react to the presentation and engage in a facilitated discussion about lessons for Maine. 

Panel:

  • Elizabeth Mitchell, former CEO, Maine Health Management Coalition
  • Katherine Pelletreau, Executive Director, Maine Association of  Health Plans
  • Rep. Charles Priest, Board of Directors, Maine AllCare
  • Stefanie Nadeau, Director, MaineCare Services

 

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Sponsored by the Muskie School of Public Service Board of Visitors with partial support from the Maine Health Access Foundation.

Location: 
Lee Community Hall, USM Portland Campus- remote viewing is also available in Orono Augusta
Contact Name: 
Donna Reed
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-4846
Contact Email: 
donnar@usm.maine.edu

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