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…

Study: Reduce Privacy Leaks to Achieve Full Potential of Electronic Health Records

Press Release: Study Finds That Focus on Reducing Privacy Leaks…

Why Boston’s Ban on Convenient Care Clinics Is Costing Taxpayers Millions

Study Urges Boston Mayoral Candidates to Reverse City Policy,…

ACA Medicare Payroll Tax Costs MA $1.7B Over 10 Years; 3 Patriots to Pay $707,850 in 2013

ACA also includes additional 3.8% Medicare tax on net investment…

Will ACA Cause Rate Shock in Massachusetts? It Appears So, Small Biz To See Premiums Rise Up to 97%

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Conventional wisdom has held that the ACA impact on Massachusetts…

Do Insurer Rate Filings Tell Us About the ACA/Obamacare in Mass? Not really

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This morning the state of Massachusetts released quarterly…

Promising State "Duals" Pilot (One Care), Late and Losing Carriers

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Pioneer has long advocated for reforming the way that healthcare…

ACA Premium Roller Coaster for Small Business Coming to Massachusetts

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A handful of owners of small companies in the Commonwealth…

60% of MA Docs Will Not Meet Ch224 Electronic Medical Record Mandate

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Putting aside a lengthy discussion about the merits of and cost…

New "Grace Period" For ACA Implementation in Mass

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These are strange days in healthcare. Even the Boston Globe is…

Will Mass Unmerge Insurance Marketplace Because of ACA?

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I have written numerous times about the impact that the ACA…

As Federal Health Law Turns Three, We Should Leverage The Power of Federalism

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As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka ObamaCare)…

Pioneer Requests Report That Predicts ACA’s "Extreme Premium Increases"

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Pioneer Files Request for the Administration to Release Its Report…

Health Policy Commission Starts to Pick Winners and Losers

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In a feared (put predicted) outcome, the newly formed Health…

Revolving Door on Beacon Hill, Healthcare Edition

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It often goes unreported, but Beacon Hill does have a wide revolving door…

Who Controls Health Care Costs? Experts Debate

This week, Pioneer hosted its annual Hewitt Health Care Lecture,…

5 Takeaways from the Employer Healthcare Survey in Massachusetts

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CHIA, the healthcare data agency for the Commonwealth, finally…

Data Neglect at Massachusetts's Data Agency (CHIA/DHCFP)

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The agency responsible for much of the publicly available data…

Mass Connector Up to $180 Million to Change Tires on the Exchange

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The Boston Globe reported on its website yesterday that the…

What is ahead for Chapter 224 in 2013

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In an effort to achieve greater transparency, I decided…

The Great Experiment

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The Great Experiment: The States, the Feds, and Your Healthcare…

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.

Case Study-When Politics Influences Policy: Liberal Health Wonks from Mass

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This afternoon FamiliesUSA released a report from a trifecta…

If Doctors Know the Price, Would It Change Behavior? Essay Contest

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The great folks over at Costs of Care have opened their…

NYT: Medicare Bills Rise as Records Turn Electronic

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The theory of cost savings don't always match what happens in…

Does Health IT Guarantee Better Care & Save Money?

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Given the near universal HIT mandate in Chapter 224 of the…