Tag Archives: MassHealth

MassHealth Dives into Accountable Care

[I wrote this commentary for the Spring Issue of Commonwealth Magazine to profile Massachusetts’ new move into accountable care organizations, an experiment that deserves watching.  Dr. William Seligman co-wrote with me.] IN A WILDLY uncertain national health care environment, something … Continue reading

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Explaining the New MassHealth 1115 Waiver Proposal

The article below — Baker’s Big Health Care Move — was published in the October 2016 issue of Commonwealth Magazine: FOR THE THIRD time since 1996, the Massachusetts Medicaid program, called MassHealth, is preparing for transformation. After submitting a final … Continue reading

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No Time to Go Wobbly on “One Care”

I am reprinting an article I wrote for the new issue of Commonwealth Magazine concerning One Care, Massachusetts’ bold and risky experiment to coordinate care for the so-called “dual eligibles” who are under age 65 and disabled.  It has been … Continue reading

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A Most Important Demo You’ve Never Heard of… “One Care”

A new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation puts a welcome spotlight on a most important U.S. health reform demonstration — called One Care — going on first and right now in Massachusetts.   How wonky is this?  The report … Continue reading

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