2017 Hewitt Healthcare Lecture: "Evolving Healthcare Delivery Models"

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Paul F. Levy, former President & CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess…

Improving Access To Health Systems Available To Older Patients

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Guest post by Alex Carlin As more Americans age in place,…

Governor's Plan to Cap Healthcare Provider Prices Misses the Mark

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The Governor filed a number of healthcare market reform proposals…

Meeting the Housing Needs of an Aging Population

Guest post by Mariella Rutigliano Many Americans struggle…

Statement on Governor Baker's Proposed Healthcare Business Assessment

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In January, the Baker Administration introduced a number of healthcare…

State Leadership Needed on Healthcare Price Transparency

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Governor Baker’s recent healthcare proposals include provisions…

Achieving a Sustainable and Transparent Healthcare System

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As the Legislative Special Commission on Provider Price Variation…

Family Caregiving & the Promise of Technology

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Guest post by Ben Margolin When older Americans require around-the-clock…

Insurer Using Market Clout to Lower Healthcare Costs for Consumers

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There are rumblings among some in the hospital community voicing…

Telemedicine: The Future of Healthcare

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Telemedicine sounds a bit like science-fiction, but the practice…

2016 Hewitt Healthcare Lecture: "Facing Down the Opioid Crisis"

On April 20, 2016, Pioneer welcomed medical professionals, researchers,…

Why Mental Health, Why Now?

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When the topic of “Improving Mental Health” was chosen, the importance resonated immediately. It may be more relevant than at any other point in our nation’s history. Every area of core government function is affected by the status of mental health. Our failure to find answers and reduce inefficiencies costs the Commonwealth innocent lives and millions of dollars each year.

How To Tell If The Price Is Right: Fostering Transparency in Healthcare Prices for Massachusetts Consumers

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Notwithstanding a Massachusetts law requiring the clear, prompt…

Hewitt Healthcare Lecture 2015: Under the Microscope: Advancing Health Care Value Through Greater Transparency

Dr. Robert S. Kaplan is the world’s leading authority on strategic…

What's driving the state's budget gap?

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With 2015 revenues off by a sliver ($18 million), the state is…

Possible Civil and Criminal Offenses During ACA Implementation?

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The transition to a new healthcare exchange in Massachusetts…

State Internal Docs Contradict Gov. Patrick: Show $1B Price Tag for ACA Transition

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Governor Patrick has now called our Health Connector cost estimate…

An Open Letter to Governor Deval Patrick about Healthcare Cost Overruns

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This letter was sent via email to the Patrick Administration…

The Ugly Truth About State Healthcare Costs

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Last week, Pioneer Institute released a report showing that the cost…

The Health Connector Authority Protesting Too Much

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In FY2011, the year prior to passage of the Affordable Care Act,…

Deval's Big Dig: Responding to the Governor on Connector Report

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When we talk about the Big Dig, we talk in big, round numbers.…

Massachusetts to Default to Healthcare.gov, After Hail Mary to Save Its Exchange

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Yesterday Massachusetts officials announced plans to default…

100+ Unanswered Questions about the Failed Connector ACA Website

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As a result of the failed Connector website, 160,000 Massachusetts…

Mass Connector Called Before Congress To Explain Failed Rollout

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Chris Cassidy at the Boston Herald is reporting that Jean Yang,…

ACA Spiking Premiums in Massachusetts, More Than 300 Cancellations of Plans

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The Patrick Administration has been publicly touting that health…

One Small Step Toward Consumer-Oriented Reform in Massachusetts Healthcare

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Last week a little noticed but highly significant healthcare…

“Barrier-Free Care”: An Idea That Should Hit the Wall in Committee

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House Bill 2084, "An Act Relative to Keep People Healthy By…

In Pictures: 15 Facts Pres. Obama Needs To Know About Mass.'s Healthcare Reform

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During President Obama’s Boston visit to talk about the ACA…