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Special Report on

Massachusetts health care reform

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As Massachusetts physicians-in-training, we've had a sneak preview of the future of health care in the United States. Across the country health policy-makers are looking to our state as a model. As in Massachusetts, the U.S. Senate and House bills preserve the role of private health insurers, while subsidizing ...
health care for those earning up to 300% of the FPL, depending on an income-based sliding scale. The law is credited with covering an additional 439,000 Massachusetts residents as of April 1, 2008. 1 The law established an independent public authority, the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, also ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Physicians' Views of the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law — A ...
Gillian K. SteelFisher, Ph.D., Robert J. Blendon, Sc.D., Tara Sussman, M.P.P., John M. Connolly, M.S.Ed., John M. Benson, M.A., and Melissa J. Herrmann, M.A. In 2006, Massachusetts enacted the country’s first law mandating near-universal health care coverage, 1 and the state now has the lowest proportion of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
WARNING to Tea Party Activists and Supporters, Town Hall Meeting ...
Career politician Scott Brown is an 11-year Big Government Republican state legislator who regularly and repeatedly voted FOR bigger state government budgets, voted FOR expanded and new Big Government programs, voted FOR tax increases, and voted AGAINST tax cuts. Before you freak out, we do NOT want you to stay ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Scott Brown for Senate – An Ideal Choice?
, I decided to do a little research into what the man was all about.  I was hoping to find a true liberty-driven candidate, but was a bit disappointed.  That is not to say that he doesn’t have some good qualities.  He does claim that he will reduce taxes and spending and has signed the Americans For Tax ... industry trends, business articles and survey research

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
MASSACHUSETTS HEALTH CARE REFORM

Poll: Three-Fourths of Massachusetts Physicians Support Continuing ...
finds that a large majority (70 percent) of practicing physicians in Massachusetts support health reform three years after its passage in 2006. The study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, was designed and conducted by researchers at the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Massachusetts Health Care Reform: Three Years Later - Fact Sheet
percent of adults in Massachusetts have a usual source of ... $1.2 billion has been allocated for health care reform, including. $724 million for Commonwealth Care (compared ... 2009 spending for Commonwealth Care of $795 million). The ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Poll Shows Strong Support for MA Health Reform Law - July 15, 2008 ...
BOSTON, MA - Two years after the implementation of a health care reform law aimed at providing health coverage for nearly all Massachusetts residents, public support for the law remains high. According to a new poll by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
RELATED NEWS
Q&A With State Senate Candidate Eric Dahlberg
Q. What practical steps do you think as a State Senator, if you are elected, you can take to make Massachusetts more competitive economically?   A. The most important single step that state government can take to get Mass. moving again is implement across-the-board tax cuts. This would be a priority of mine in the state senate. Both the state sales and income tax rates should be lowered. This is the clearest message we could send to residents, business-owners, and potential business-owners alike that we're serious about reviving the economy. There are countless examples – here in Mass. and in all the other ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
CORI reform latest example of leadership
On Friday, the governor signed into law an anti-crime package that, among other things, brought long-needed reforms to the state�s criminal offender records information system, known as CORI. It is the latest in a string of accomplishments that might astound those tuning in to the pundits constantly shouting about how the Patrick administration can do no good. Yet, the administration�s success record is indisputable. Under the Patrick/Murray watch, we have had transportation reform, which is expected to save $6.5 billion over 20 years by consolidating a number of agencies � including the state Aeronautical Commission, the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Health Care Access and Affordability Conference Committee Report
1. Conference Committee Report. 4/3/2006. Health Care Access and Affordability. Conference Committee Report. Summary: This Conference Committee Report ... market research, surveys and trends
Page 1 Massachusetts Health Care Reform Bill Summary The ...
The Massachusetts Health Care Reform bill (Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006) aims to provide health insurance coverage to almost all residents of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Massachusetts' Plan: A Failed Model for Health Care Reform
At the time of passage of the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Act, the number of uninsured in the state was estimated by a University of Massachusetts ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
“Massachusetts' Experience with Health Care Reform Coverage ...
Apr 28, 2009 ... “Massachusetts' Experience with Health Care Reform Coverage Initiatives in the Context of National Reform”. Statement before the U.S. Senate ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
A CENTURY OF HEALTH CARE REFORM 5297-33220 (Preliminary Draft ...
Dec 16, 2009 ... articles and other resources on health care reform. .... Kingsdale, Implementing Health Care Reform in Massachusetts, 28(4) Health ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
REAL TIME
MASSACHUSETTS HEALTH CARE REFORM
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  2. profile image JosieChichester The spirit of cooperation and compromise that existed when Massachusetts approved its health care reform law in 20... http://bit.ly/9OA6e1
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
WikiAnswers - How does the Massachusetts health care reform work
Massachusetts hasimplemented a individual mandate coupled with a mandatory basic health insurance package. They have also expanded state run health care programs for low income workers and retirees and implemented a health care exchange called The Commonwealth Connector. The thought is that by requiring individuals ... market research, surveys and trends
WikiAnswers - Eliesheva's Contributions
Literally, a box filled with sand. It's a popular plaything for young children. A giant wooden 'box' or frame is ... Tools: Edit categories | Edit answer Made this minor change to the answer of What is a sandbox    28 Dec 2009 Current answer: Literally, a box filled with sand. It's a ... market research, surveys and trends
Why is the Health care in Massachusetts a warning for America?
Sedalia, Colo. - In his recent speech to Congress, President Obama could have promoted healthcare reforms that tapped the power of a truly free market to lower costs and improve access. Instead, he chose to offer a national version of the failing "Massachusetts plan" based on mandatory health insurance. ... market research, surveys and trends