September 16, 2010
Program Result Report
A study finds that after Massachusetts passed health reform, the percentage of uninsured adults dropped from 13.3 percent to 4 percent - a 69.9 percent decline.
June 1, 2010
Providing evidence of the possible gains under national health reform, Massachusetts' 2006 health reform initiative has improved health care access, use, affordability and quality.
September 1, 2009
Survey shows users of emergency rooms have trouble accessing care in other settings, and frequent users of emergency rooms are a sicker, more disabled, and more chronically ill population than other adults in the state.
June 1, 2009
This article examines the "affordability" standard with regard to consumption patterns for health coverage and services. The author explores crucial differences between health care consumption and the consumption of other merit goods (i.e., food and housing).
January 1, 2009
In a new analysis by the Urban Institute, researchers John Holahan and Linda Blumberg summarize the state's accomplishments, examine the challenges, and suggest four options for addressing long-term costs.