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Monthly Archives: April 2011

¿Está comiendo demasiada sal? Posted on Apr 12

¿Está comiendo demasiada sal?

 Posted by Maria Gonzalez Maria is the Community Health Education Manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.   Cuando oigo decir a los expertos en nutrición que consumimos demasiado sodio, el primer pensamiento que cruza mi mente siempre es, “¡cuánto me gustaría que mi   …Continue Reading ¿Está comiendo demasiada sal?

Weekly Flu Report, April 7, 2011 Posted on Apr 7

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Moving Forward with Relative Prices Posted on Apr 6

Moving Forward with Relative Prices

  Last week, DHCFP began collection of total medical expenses data.  This week, we prepare for our second major data collection effort under Chapter 288: relative prices.     Relative price can be a deceptively complex measure.  Relative prices compare how much a carrier would pay each   …Continue Reading Moving Forward with Relative Prices

Collection of Total Medical Expenses Starts Today Posted on Apr 1

Collection of Total Medical Expenses Starts Today

  This week, the Division prepared for an important event – the first filing of total medical expense data as required by Chapter 288.  Of all the new data our agency is collecting, total medical expenses (TME) may be the most interesting with respect to   …Continue Reading Collection of Total Medical Expenses Starts Today