Massachusetts tab for private sector healthcare rises
Boston Globe, June 2, 2008
Massachusetts' bill for providing healthcare to employees of large companies increased 14% in the last fiscal year, according to a report. The state report shows that while healthcare reform has extended coverage, many employers still rely on state programs to provide healthcare benefits for their workers. The findings also underscore what is likely to become the next battle in the ongoing implementation of healthcare reform: getting employers to contribute more toward health insurance.