Vermonters for Health Care Freedom is a 501 (c) (4) organization of individuals and businesses who are deeply concerned about health care reforms being implemented by Governor Shumlin, and seek patient-centered reforms that protect the traditional doctor-patient relationship.

Mission

Vermonters for Health Care Freedom is a 501 (c) (4) organization of individuals and businesses who are deeply concerned about health care reforms being implemented by the Shumlin Administration. The Vermont Legislature has enacted legislation that eliminates Vermont’s free market system and replaces it with a government-monopoly single payer system that nearly all Vermont residents will be required to join. This so called “Green Mountain Care” will be funded by new payroll tax and/or additional income taxes or other newly-created taxes. In plain English -- it will result in the largest tax increase in Vermont history.

Vermonters for Health Care Freedom will educate the public and legislators about the damaging effects this policy will have on Vermont’s economy and on our current, high quality health care system that provides coverage to more than 92% of all Vermonters. We will also encourage the public and policy makers to consider patient-centered, market based reforms to meet cost and access goals.

Contributions to Vermonters for Health Care Freedom are unlimited. Please consult your tax adviser with respect to deductibility questions for your individual situation.

Donors to Vermonters for Health Care Freedom will be kept confidential.

Please send contributions to “Vermonters for Health Care Freedom” P.O. Box 1515, Montpelier, Vermont 05601.

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"It amazes me to hear politicians say the present Vermont health care system is completely "broken" when by most national measures Vermont's health and healthcare always come out at the very top of the 50 states. Having served nearly thirty years in a solo orthopedic surgical practice involving call every night and 7 day a week coverage for Gifford Medical Center I proudly treated every patient whether they could pay or not - some even at home. My colleagues, nurses and staff at Gifford Medical Center equally serve their fellow Vermonters 24/7 without regard to ability to pay. It denigrates us all when our efforts are so callously categorized for political advantage in pursuit of the Holy Grail of a single payer which may or may not help solve the problems of health care funding."

William Minsinger MD, Randolph, Vermont

  • Employers pay 40% of the healthcare costs – and were never consulted.
  • An appointed board will determine benefits, coverage, funding, deductibles, co-pays, premiums, technology, provider payments, etc.
  • Under this law, you will not be allowed to purchase insurance outside of the Vermont Health Benefit Exchange.