• Vermont single payment system law heads to the Governor’s desk

    H.202 passed the House 94-49 yesterday and Governor Shumlin promises to sign it.  The Vermont law deserves some careful attention, but doesn’t appear to be creating much of a stir in Vermont itself – the lead story in this morning’s Burlington Free Press was flooding on Lake Champlain and the most popular story on the website was UVM students in an annual clothing-optional rite of spring.

    I’ve read the law (142 pages, a joy by federal standards) and will post throughout next week:

    Update:  My interview with Ezra Klein is here.


    • Thanks for this series. Even after you’ve finished this week’s posts, I hope you’ll return to the subject of Vermont’s plan again. Being a Vermonter, I doubly appreciate your work in digging out the details and nuances.