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Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 18, § 9405b - Hospital community reports

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“Hospital community reports under the health law”

The commissioner of health must adopt rules establishing a standard format and content for community reports which must include, but not limited to:

  • Quality measures
  • Patient safety measures
  • Hospital-acquired infections measures
  • Hospital’s financial health measures
  • A summary of the hospital’s budget
  • Cost measures
  • The hospital’s process for meaningful public participation in its strategic planning and decision making
  • The hospital’s consumer complaint resolution process
  • Information concerning recently completed or ongoing quality improvement and patient safety projects

The community reports must be provided to the commissioner of financial regulation. The commissioner must publish the reports on the department’s website.



Current as of June 2015