Massachusetts coalition fights fee plan for insurers
A coalition of business and insurance groups is lobbying lawmakers against Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s plan to collect millions of dollars from them to help close a $130 million funding gap this year for the state’s health insurance law. The coalition is pushing an alternative that would require all Massachusetts Medicaid patients to join managed care plans. The coalition says mandatory managed care would save the state $160 million this fiscal year and between $690 million and $1 billion by 2013. The Patrick administration disputes the contention that the managed care proposal would save money.
- Interventional Radiology No Longer a Sub-Specialty
- NFP Hospitals' Revenue Growth at 'All-Time Low'
- Acute Kidney Injury Gets New Focus
- Transforming Cancer Care
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- mHealth Tackles Readmissions
- Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research: Avoiding Confusion
- CNO Leads $1M Charge for New Scrubs, Uniforms
- Sharp HealthCare Leaves Pioneer ACO Program
- MA an Insurance Proving Ground for Providers