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Richard Slusky, MBA, FACHE

Retired, Director of Payment Reform
Green Mountain Care Board

Richard served for 28 years as CEO of Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center from 1982 – 2010. Mount Ascutney Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital located in Windsor, Vermont.

He received a BA from Pennsylvania State University in 1967 and an MBA in Health Care Administration from the Boston University Graduate School of Management in 1980. He is a Life-Time Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He was chair of the American Hospital Association Governing Council, Section for Small or Rural Hospitals and was a member of the American Hospital Association Governing Council, Section for Rehabilitation Hospitals. Richard was a member and past chairman of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, and served as chair of the Stockfarm Group of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, working on health care reform initiatives in Vermont.

Richard was active in civic affairs and economic development in Windsor, Vermont where he lived for twenty-eight years. He is past president of the Windsor Improvement Corporation and served as a member and chairman of the Windsor School Board for 10 years.

Richard retired in May 2016 from his position as director of payment reform for the State of Vermont, Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB). In that role Richard coordinated the State's efforts to implement and evaluate Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid Shared Savings Programs, and facilitated payment and delivery system reform initiatives leading to the consolidation of three ACOs as part of the State Innovation Model (SIM) Grant.