Monthly Archives: April 2016

Behind the Bipartisan Kumbaya on Substance Abuse

[This op-ed was posted yesterday on the website of the Milbank Quarterly.]  For several years, Republicans and Democrats alike have been concerned about the crisis of opioid and heroin addiction in the United States. It is hard to find anyone … Continue reading

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Behind the Turnaround at the MA Health Connector

(This article was just published in the Spring Issue of Commonwealth magazine.) It’s 11:59 PM on October 31, 2015, about 20 nervous state officials and contractors hunched around computer terminals in a non-descript office in the Charles F. Hurley Building … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Health Reform at 10 – A Surprising Look Back

April 12th is the 10th anniversary of the signing of Chapter 58, Massachusetts’ landmark universal health insurance law (An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care) that served as a key model for the federal Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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