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
In Boston this week: Massachusetts health policy, #HIPPA and #climate change
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
Health care in Massachusetts: Affordable or not?
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?
New Commonhealth and Ozzy’s genes
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