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

Tag Archives: public health care

Video: “Golden Spike” Moment of Health Care Reform Posted on Oct 23

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – Governor Patrick launches the Massachusetts Health Information Exchange, a secure electronic health information system to enable better coordinated care and reduced health care costs at Massachusetts General Hospital in the historic Ether Dome. ((Photo: Eric Haynes /  Governor’s Office) Governor   …Continue Reading Video: “Golden Spike” Moment of Health Care Reform

The Latest on Health Care Costs Posted on Jul 14

The Latest on Health Care Costs

Governor Patrick at a recent Summer Conversations forum in Milford. (Matt Bennett) The Governor and Lt. Governor are in the midst of their Summer Conversations tour, holding public forums with Massachusetts residents in communities across the Commonwealth. At each stop, one issue keeps coming up:   …Continue Reading The Latest on Health Care Costs

Bay State Briefs: Rebuilding in Springfield & New Bedford, Promoting Financial Literacy & Health Care Posted on Apr 29

Welcome to another week of Bay State Briefs! Last Friday, Governor Patrick visited the Macedonia Church of God in Christ in Springfield to witness its reconstruction. Tuesday, he attended the opening ceremony for the Victoria Riverside townhouse lofts in New Bedford. That afternoon, the Governor   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Rebuilding in Springfield & New Bedford, Promoting Financial Literacy & Health Care

Happy Birthday, Health Care Reform! Posted on Apr 11

Happy Birthday, Health Care Reform!

Massachusetts’ landmark 2006 health care reform bill turns five this week. Thanks to that bill, 98% of Massachusetts residents have access to health care insurance – learn more here. The Governor joined state leaders and members of the health care community at an event today   …Continue Reading Happy Birthday, Health Care Reform!