This commentary is by Rob Hoffman of Quechee.

The Green Mountain Care Board is presently deliberating over the 2022 annual budget submission for Vermont’s all-payer model accountable care organization, OneCare Vermont — whose parent company is the University of Vermont Health Network.

OneCare has been tasked as the all-payer model’s partner with existential importance. For Vermont to cap cost growth without limiting access to and quality of care, the curbing of health care costs must be achieved by the purported cost-saving benefits of care coordination.

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