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HEALTH CARE REFORM

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Harvard Study: Mass. Health Reform Law Lowered Death Rates

Harvard researchers estimate that Massachusetts health reform law has prevented some 320 deaths per year or, one life saved for each 830 people gaining coverage.

05/06/2014

From 2011, Transportation secretary Jeffrey Mullan points at the corroded mount of a light fixture that fell apart February in a Big Dig tunnel.  Highway supervisor Helmut Ernst and highway administrator Frank Tramontozzi stand next to him. (WBZ)

Keller @ Large: Washington Pols Have Lessons To Learn From Boston’s Big Dig

The pols in DC would do well to learn from the Big Dig, and avoid making a bad situation much, much worse.

02/19/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

Back in 2006, Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney signed into law a new health care reform bill during a ceremony at Faneuil Hall. U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) (2nd R) and others joined Romney for the signing of the bill, which makes Massachusetts the first state in the country to require that all residents have health insurance. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Patrick, Obama Can’t Use Health Care As Anti-Romney Weapon

Mitt Romney’s path to the Republican nomination for president is clear now, and that shakeup is going to force Democrats to change their tactics with it comes to Romney.

04/11/2012

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Keller @ Large: How Has Life Been Under Health Care Law In Massachusetts?

The Supreme Court could strike down a key part of President Obama’s health care reform law sometime soon. What would that mean for the law in Massachusetts?

03/27/2012

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MIT Professor’s Comic Book Helps Explain National Health Care Law

An MIT professor has created a comic book that helps simplify the national health care law.

03/07/2012

A coalition of union leaders announced their plan Monday morning. (credit: Bernice Corpuz/WBZ)

Mass. Unions Offer Health Care Overhaul Proposal

Unions representing state and municipal workers are offering their own proposal to cut the cost of health care spending by cities and towns.

03/07/2011

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