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Study: Health Care Costs on Course to Threaten Livelihood of Most American Families

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Read news coverage of this report in the Springfield Republican. Percentage…
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Consumer Driven Health Care a Proven Cost-Saving Strategy

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As part of a push to contain health care cost growth, business leaders, state administrators, and policymakers should focus on Consumer Driven Health Care (CDHC) plans that involve consumers in making health care decisions.
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STUDY: Obamacare tax to hit middle class in Massachusetts

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While the Affordable Care Act might have taken its inspiration and ideas from the groundbreaking 2006 health care reform law in Massachusetts, the Bay State will not be exempt from some of the costs associated with the federal law.
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Big "Cadillac Tax" Ahead for Massachusetts' Middle Class

A new brief from Pioneer Institute, The Impact of the Federal Health Law’s “Cadillac Insurance Tax” in Massachusetts, estimates additional costs associated with the ACA's so-called "Cadillac tax," will affect well over 50% of workers in Massachusetts.
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Hospital leaders see little impact in Mass. from high-court ruling

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http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/local/ci_20971016/hospital-leaders-see-little-impact-mass-from-high While…
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But Will The Cost-Cutting Bills Really Save Money?

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http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2012/05/cost-cutting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbAb9I6_CaQ&feature=player_embedded It…
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2012 Hewitt Health Care Lecture

Pioneer's 2012 Hewitt Health Care Lecture enjoyed record attendance, and featured a presentation by Dr. Don Berwick, formerly the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Dr. Berwick was followed by James Capretta, Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.
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Does Your Doctor Know How Much That Costs?

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A local group  (run by a former classmate of mine) is accepting…
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2011 Hewitt Health Care Lecture

Pioneer Institute’s 2011 Hewitt Health Care Lecture at Harvard Medical School focused on the passage of the federal health overhaul, and featured a debate between two of the nation’s preeminent health policy experts: Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former advisor to McCain for President, and Dr. Jonathan Gruber, advisor to President Obama.
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2010 Hewitt Health Care Lecture

Pioneer's 2010 Hewitt Health Care Lecture featured Dr. Jeffrey Flier, Dean, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Flier provided a historical overview of health care reform, and outlined his concerns about the federal heath care law, the Affordable Care Act.
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CPOE Initiative

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In 2004, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), in…
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