Latest Massachusetts health care reform Stories

2012-01-28 08:00:00

Whether getting healthier means hitting the gym more often or increasing one´s consumption of fruits and vegetables, taking these types of steps can help improve an individual´s overall well-being in addition to potentially lowering his or her Massachusetts health insurance premiums. Wilbraham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 It´s a new year and the team at The Gaudreau Group knows that many local residents have vowed to live a healthier lifestyle as part of their New...

2011-11-17 10:21:37

Employees' share of premiums increased 63 percent; workers paid more for health insurance and got less protective coverage in years leading up to passage of Affordable Care Act Premiums for employer-sponsored family health insurance increased by 50 percent from 2003 to 2010, and the annual amount that employees pay toward their insurance increased by 63 percent as businesses required employees to contribute a greater share, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report that examines state...

2011-09-19 22:17:43

Many still find insurance unaffordable and employer-sponsored insurance unavailable, Harvard Medical School researchers say Despite the implementation of the Massachusetts health care reform designed to bolster employer-based insurance and to provide no-cost or low-cost insurance to those unable to afford it, the uninsured in Massachusetts remain predominantly the working poor, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Medical School just published online in the Journal of General...

2011-08-08 19:57:03

Patient demand for care from safety-net providers (such as community health centers and public hospitals) in Massachusetts has increased, even though the number of patients with health insurance also increased following the state's passage of health care reform, according to a report in the August 8 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The article is part of the journal's Health Care Reform series. According to background information in the article, a...

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