Health Care Costs

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Patrick Health Care Reform 2.0: Make It More Affordable

Gov. Patrick says the next phase of health care reform should focus more on paying doctors for keeping their patients well instead of the fee-for-service model.


Report: $20 Billion Health Care Burden Could Crush Towns

A new report says the 50 largest communities in Massachusetts face a “staggering” $20 billion unfunded liability for retiree health care benefits.


Gov. Patrick is sworn in for a second term Thursday, January 6, 2011.  (Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Patrick Targets Health Care Costs In Second Term

Gov. Deval Patrick outlined a series of broad policy goals for his second term Thursday, vowing to bring down health care spending.



Health Care Costs Eating School Budgets

Health care costs are eating away at school budgets, according to a new report.


Health Insurance Bills: Way Up

Governor Patrick is asked about the astronomical rise in health insurance costs for small businesses.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/08/2010