Health Reform: Lessons from Massachusetts

mass-pc From a Tuesday conference entitled: “Health Reform In Massachusetts: Lessons for the Nation” via KHN.

 “Ultimately, you need a national solution but Massachusetts has shown the power that states can have on health care reform,” said James Mongan, the president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, a nonprofit, integrated health system.

The officials, however, noted that while they now have coverage for nearly all the state’s residents, they are only beginning the second — and more difficult — stage to contain health care costs.

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