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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

Tag Archives: health care

Making Quality Health Care More Affordable Posted on Feb 17

Making Quality Health Care More Affordable

This morning, in a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Governor Patrick laid out his plan to work in partnership with the health care community to bring down health care costs for consumers. His plan will help caregivers find innovative, lower cost ways to   …Continue Reading Making Quality Health Care More Affordable

Providing A Head Start on Life Posted on Jul 29

Providing A Head Start on Life

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio There are a few things I feel passionate about and one of those is early education. I have often said that there is no bigger value than the investment made on early education and   …Continue Reading Providing A Head Start on Life

Improving Health Insurance for College Students Posted on Apr 7

Improving Health Insurance for College Students

David Morales Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy   This week, Governor Patrick announced the culmination of an unprecedented collaborative effort amongst state and community colleges and state agencies to improve access to affordable student health insurance in Massachusetts.  As early as this August, state   …Continue Reading Improving Health Insurance for College Students

Health Care Cost Trends Hearings Posted on Mar 11

Health Care Cost Trends Hearings

David Morales Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy View Commissioner’s Bio Next Tuesday, the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy and Attorney General’s Office will be holding a three-day series of public hearings about health care cost trends. During the hearings providers,   …Continue Reading Health Care Cost Trends Hearings

The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester Posted on Nov 18

The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester

    Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness On Monday, November 16th, a group of homeless service providers, advocates and state agency representatives from across the state came together for a Peer Learning Session in Worcester. The session   …Continue Reading The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester