Mass. health care alliance leader says state's primary care is being overlooked

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The Massachusetts health care system was recently ranked best in the U.S. by a New York-based foundation. That group, The Commonwealth Fund, ranked states across 58 areas, including access to health care, reproductive care, health disparities and health outcomes. But the leader of a local health care alliance says that ranking overlooked some crucial metrics.

Massachusetts Health Quality Partners CEO Barbra Rabson wrote about her concerns in a letter published by The Boston Globe on Thursday, and she joined WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about the issue.

This segment aired on July 7, 2023.

Deborah Becker Host/Reporter
Deborah Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education.



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