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MBTAAnalysis: A look inside the MBTA

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The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…

The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

Pioneer Experts Offer Contrasting Prescriptions For MA Healthcare

BOSTON - New policy briefs from Josh Archambault and Barbara Anthony, two senior fellows in healthcare at Pioneer Institute, offer differing prescriptions for how Massachusetts should navigate uncertainty in the healthcare market, as Congress debates the fate of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Op-ed: Health fee pinches taxpayers

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Read this op-ed in the Boston Herald (September 4, 2016). Sometimes…

New ACA-Related Medicaid Fee Will Cost MA $162M+ Over Next Decade

Read news coverage of this report in The Boston Globe. Health…

Study: $1B Price Tag for ACA Health Exchange & New Medicaid Program in Mass.

Study: $1 Billion Price Tag for ACA Health Exchange & New…

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…

Untold Story of Small Biz Delay under ACA, Just Déjà Vu from Massachusetts

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The revelation that the Obama Administration will delay the roll…

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

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Pioneer Files Request for the Administration to Release Its Report…

ACA Impact, Part 5: New $63 Per-Head Tax

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The headline from the AP this morning Surprise: New Insurance…

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.

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.

Big ACA Middle-Class Tax Increase in Mass, $87K for Small Biz Employee

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Pioneer is releasing a new brief estimating the impact of…

ACA Impact on Mass, Part 1: Low-income Residents will Pay More for Healthcare and Insurance

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Affordability/ Subsidy levels for Low-income: How much will individuals…

As US adopts health care fee, Mass. is in spotlight

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http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2012/07/06/44000_uninsured_massachusetts_residents_paid_penalty_in_2010/?page=2 Francisco…

Obamacare's Fate Lies In Anthony Kennedy's Hands: System Failure

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2012/06/27/obamacares-fate-lies-in-anthony-kennedys-hands-system-failure/ The…

State Roundup: Minn. Defends Medicaid Billing; Cigna, N.H. Group Form Joint Venture; Health Coupons In Mass.

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http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Daily-Reports/2012/May/30/state-roundup.aspx A…

Health Care: No, the State Doesn't Know Best

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2884604/posts PRICES…

One more bureaucracy

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/weston/news/opinions/x85612467/Archambault-One-more-bureaucracy#axzz2NcNYjWOG Last…

The Great Experiment

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http://runningahospital.blogspot.com/2012/05/great-experiment.html If…

Another take on “budget buster” report: Health law was more expensive, one analyst says

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http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2012/04/18/another-take-budget-buster-report-health-law-was-more-expensive-one-analyst-says/P3MWkYqHtZG5MMYUGX6PvM/story.html Josh…

On Birthday 6, Reflections on “RomneyCare”

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http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/health_stew/2012/04/on_birthday_6_reflections_on_r.html Prior…