Families USA Working Against Vermont’s Efforts to Quickly Get Waiver for Single Payer

By: Thursday June 16, 2011 12:51 pm

In classic veal pen fashion Families USA is working against Vermont’s attempts to get the waivers,as soon as possible, it would need to move the state towards a single payer health care system. Families USA does claim to support Vermont’s reform effort, but just happens to opposes the very law needed to help make it happen in a timely manner.

Vermont’s Road to Single Payer: Waivers, Waivers and More Waivers

By: Thursday May 26, 2011 10:22 am

Getting waivers from HHS is going to be an important part of any state plan to implement their own single payer system.  And President Obama has already expressed his support for allowing states to begin receiving waivers from the ACA in 2014 rather than 2017.   That’s why FDL is joining with PNHP to ask both the President and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sibelius to commit to granting Vermont the waivers it needs to make Green Mountain Care the best program it can possibly be for the people of Vermont.

You can sign the petition here.