Transparency

OneCare’s Dedication To Transparency

OneCare Vermont is committed to make information about the work we do easily available to everyone in a clear, reliable, and easy to understand manner. Below is a list of “common interest” items and frequently asked questions.

We also welcome specific ideas for additional information to include on this page. Please contact us if you have suggestions.

What is OneCare?

OneCare is a cooperative effort of providers who have pooled their resources and expertise to keep people healthy and well with a focus on increasing access to primary care, reducing deaths from suicide and drug overdose, and supporting Vermonters with chronic illnesses. This focus on keeping people healthy and well and containing costs is key to the agreement the state signed with the federal government and the providers of OneCare are central to this effort.

How is OneCare changing care?

Our work is in breaking down silos in care and enabling coordination, building care teams, and bringing providers together in new and different ways. We do this by providing caregivers with data, funding and best practices across the state so that our family, friends and fellow Vermonters, no matter where they live, get better care. To learn more about what this means for Vermonters and their providers, check out this two part series by WCAX:

WCAX OneCare Coverage, December 19, 2019

WCAX OneCare Coverage, December 20, 2019

OneCare Results

As an Accountable Care Organization, OneCare is accountable for both the quality and cost of health care. Each year, health care organizations and providers in OneCare work together to meet quality measures and to achieve shared savings. Organizations participating in OneCare may earn financial incentives for meeting or exceeding quality benchmarks.

OneCare is committed to supporting providers as they work to reach quality targets and achieve shared savings. Read more about our results, quality work plan, and shared savings on our results page. 

Governance

OneCare is governed by a board of managers that makes key financial and operational decisions. Our board is made up of providers from throughout the state and continuum of care, as well as consumers. The list of our current board members can be viewed on the OneCare leadership page. Each board meeting has a session open to the public. Meeting minutes are available here.

2020 Budget Overview

OneCare’s 2020 budget was approved by the Green Mountain Care Board on December 18, 2019. The 2020 budget includes support for primary care and community-based services, investments in programs that help Vermont meet the goals of the All-Payer Model, and continues Medicare funding for Blueprint and SASH (Supports and Services at Home). Secretary Smith and Commissioner Gustafson have presented to the House Appropriations Committee in late December 2019, and included their thoughts on the 2020 budget in their testimony. You can find OneCare’s full budget materials and budget presentation on the GMCB website.

Salary Transparency

OneCare Vermont is committed to transparency in our service to Vermont in support of the All Payer ACO Model. As part of our continued transparency efforts, OneCare submitted 2019 compensation information for officers, key employees, and the five highest compensated employees in the organization to the Green Mountain Care Board. OneCare also submitted 2018 wage information to the Green Mountain Care Board as part of our annual budget process.

Financial Audit

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) conducted an audit of OneCare’s financials for 2017 and 2018, and OneCare Vermont was given a clean audit for both years.

Results of financial audits from 2017 and 2018 are available here.

What if I have more questions?

If you have more questions about OneCare, please contact us.