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Policies

  • Privacy Notice

    This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.


     Privacy Notice
  • Patient Bill of Rights

    Green Mountain Surgery Center Patients It is your right and responsibility to make educated decisions about your health care. If you need a health care proxy form, visit the Vermont Department of Health at www.healthvermont.gov.


    Website Bill of Rights
  • Payment Status Non-Discrimination Policy

    The Surgery Center is committed to accepting and treating patients without regard to payer type, insurance status, or ability to pay for services.


     Non-Discrimination Policy
  • Shared Decision-Making Policy

    The Surgery Center is committed to establishing and maintaining high quality communications between Surgery Center patients and physicians in connection with determining treatment options. Accordingly, the Surgery Center requires each of its physicians to engage in Shared Decision-Making with Surgery Center patients.


     Decision-Making Policy
  • Free or Discounted Care Policy

    The Green Mountain Surgery Center is committed to ensuring that all Vermonters have access to quality health care, regardless of their ability to pay. The Green Mountain Surgery Center accordingly offers to qualifying individuals free and discounted care in connection with medically necessary procedures performed at the Center. Eligibility for free or discounted care will be determined based upon the patient’s demonstrated financial need and without regard to the patient’s race, religion, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.


     Free or Discounted Care Policy Application
  • Advance Directives

    An Advance Directive is a type of written or oral instruction which explains what health care is to be provided should you become unable to make your wishes known.  It is the policy of Green Mountain Surgery Center to accept Advance Directives.  However, based on organization conscience, Green Mountain Surgery Center will not honor a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order.  Should there be a medical emergency, appropriate medical care, including resuscitation, will be provided and you will be transferred to an acute care facility.  If we have received a copy of your Advance Directive, a copy will accompany you to the receiving facility.


    Advanced Care Planning Forms