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Massachusetts Reform

The Individual Mandate in Massachusetts

Insurance mandates are commonplace for car insurance. Subsidies promote such activity as buying a home or higher education. For health care, the debate continues over whether mandates or subsidies are the best policy tool to foster greater coverage [...]

February 7, 2011 // 2 Comments

How Massachusetts Can Inform the Nation

Massachusetts serves as an experimental guide for a nation seeking to implement dramatic health care reforms. In November 2009, the Urban Institute conducted a site visit and a series of interviews of key stake holders to analyze the health system [...]

May 31, 2010 // 4 Comments

The Massachusetts Experience

This report from Harvard University researchers analyzes the three-year, on-going experience following the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Act of 2006. Data for this study has been acquired from multiple sources including the Urban Institute, the [...]

March 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Health Reform in Massachusetts – One Year Later

This study examines the effects on insurance status and access to care of the recently implemented health care reforms in Massachusetts. Data from this study comes from random sampling of nearly 3,000 people in the fall preceding implementation and [...]

September 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

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