Public Comment

The Green Mountain Care Board encourages Vermonters to comment on health system reform.


All public comments received by the Green Mountain Care Board are “public records” under Vermont law.  Absent a specific exemption, any member of the public may access public records by submitting a public records request.  The Board will post public comment to rate review filings on its website, unless, in its discretion, it finds the comment inappropriate or that the comment contains confidential information, which may be redacted.  Please contact the Board’s general counsel Mike Donofrio at if you have any questions.


Here's how to comment:

1. You can always comment by filling out our Comment Form.

2. Sometimes there is an official comment period on a specific topic which will be listed on this page under Special Public Comment Period.

3. If you're looking for a specific GMCB open docket for the insurance rate review process or comment, go to our Rate Review page.

4. If you're looking for a specific GMCB Certificate of Need document, to to our Certificate of Need page.


Special Public Comment Period


►  ACO Standards Update Comment Period: August 21, 2014 to September 2, 2014 at 4:30 pm. The following are the documents for review:

Compilation of Pilot Standards, Proposed Changess

Substantive Changes to the Commercial ACO Pilot Standards

Technical Corrections to the Commercial ACO Pilot Standards

Meaningful Improvements Definitions Options


►  Data Governance Program and Data Governance Council Comment Period: August 21, 2014 to September 2, 2014 at 4:30 pm. The following is the document for review:

Data Governance Program


►  Fiscal year 2015 Hospital Budget Submissions Comment Period: July 30, 2014 to September 5, 2014.

Hospital Budget Information

NOTE: The hospital budget decisions could be voted upon September 4, 2014 and/or September 11, 2014.






Questions?  Call 802.828-2177 or e-mail