A Twitter list of 60+ key feeds to help you keep up with the health care debate here and in DC. The two are linked in that the MA program was a model for the ACA. Also, there's an effort ongoing to track and control the costs of care at hospitals. More on that here. … Continue reading How to keep up with the health reform debate in MA and DC: A Twitter list
A couple of live or semi-live events this week: Sorry health policy types. Mass Health Policy Commission won't be live streaming today's meeting as planned. We're experiencing technical difficulties w/our livestream. We'll be recording today's joint meeting and posting the video this afternoon. Massachusetts HPC (@Mass_HPC) April 26, 2017 But, if you really can't … Continue reading In Boston this week: Massachusetts health policy, #HIPPA and #climate change
Not affordable: From this week's paper Rising health care costs have outpaced the incomes of Massachusetts families over the past decade, despite efforts by the state to control medical expenses, according to a report released Wednesday. Affordable: Two weeks ago. Despite concerns about rising health care costs, the head of the state’s largest and most … Continue reading Health care in Massachusetts: Affordable or not?
Not in the same story Check out the new and improved Commonhealth on WBUR.org While you're there, check out Radio Boston's conversation with new BC/BS CEO Andrew Dreyfus, in particular the discussion of global payments. From Commonhealth: Massachusetts is the leading laboratory for health care reform in the nation. It is also the hub of medical innovation. But … Continue reading New Commonhealth and Ozzy’s genes