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As Patrick Signs Health-Cost Law, Critics Weigh In

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The market-centric Pioneer Institute is not pleased with the new cost-cutting plan signed into law today by Gov. Deval Patrick. And they've designed an infographic to highlight their major complaints.

Pioneer Institute
Pioneer Institute

Joshua Archambault, Pioneer's health care policy director writes:

As Governor Patrick signs a new healthcare law today aimed at cost containment, expect soaring rhetoric assuring all that Massachusetts has "cracked the code on healthcare costs." Unfortunately, with no debate on the underlying bill in the House of Representatives and only little debate in the State Senate, the 349-page statute, which was released just 14 hours before the legislative final vote, is little understood and brimming with unintended consequences.

This program aired on August 6, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

Rachel Zimmerman Twitter Health Reporter
Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for Bostonomix.


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