2012 Vermont Health Law, 141pp on www.alicelaw.org
VT LEG 270379.1
No. 48. An act relating to a universal and unified health system.
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. INTENT
(a) It is the intent of the general assembly to create Green Mountain Care to contain costs and to provide, as a public good, comprehensive, affordable, high-quality, publicly financed health care coverage for all Vermont residents in a seamless manner regardless of income, assets, health status, or availability of other health coverage. It is the intent of the general assembly to achieve health care reform through the coordinated efforts of an independent board, state government, and the citizens of Vermont, with input from health care professionals, businesses, and members of the public.
(b) It is also the intent of the general assembly to maximize the receipt of federal funds…