Report: In Mass. Health Care, System Skewed So Rich Get Richer
A report released today from a group founded by Steward Health Care System and the union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, says that disparities in hospital costs and financing are driving "a vicious cycle" of inequality in health care across Massachusetts.
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.