“Nine hospitals in Vermont have signed on to participate next year in the state’s all-payer pilot.
“OneCare Vermont, the Accountable Care Organization that is heading the effort, estimated that 120,000 Vermont residents will be covered under the program in its second year …compared with 30,000 in year one.
“In all-payer models, providers are reimbursed based on patient outcomes, not on how many procedures are performed. ”
“OneCare announced that a variety of providers would be joining the model for 2018 in addition to the hospitals, according to an article from Vermont Business Magazine. The all-payer program will also include one hospital in New Hampshire, two federally qualified health centers and 19 skilled nursing facilities. ”
“Twenty-four independent physician practices and 30 independent specialty practices have signed on as well, the magazine reports. ”
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