Report: Disabled Mass. Residents Face Major Health Disparities
A new report highlights the many ways in which Massachusetts residents with disabilities "fare worse" than those without disabilities when it comes to their own physical and mental health as well as access to quality medical care from doctors sensitive to their needs.
Study: The Deadly Toll Of Opting Out Of The New Medicaid Expansion
Harvard researchers estimate that due to the 25 states that have opted out of expanding Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act more than 7 million people who would have gained coverage will remain uninsured and that this will result in between 7,115 and 17,104 more deaths than had all states opted-in.