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Caring for Kids: Majority of Massachusetts Children Have Benefitted from MassHealth Programs

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A Credit to Health: The Health Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit

The opportunity to live a healthy life begins long before a person shows up at the doctor's office or hospital; health begins where people live, ...
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Time to Care: The Health Effects of Paid Family & Medical Leave

In healthy communities, children are more likely to be born healthy and can grow up to be healthy adults. When people are healthy they are ...
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Improvements for our Children: Fewer in Poverty, Almost All Insured

Examines new Census data on children's poverty and health coverage for 2016, and trends in Massachusetts and the nation.
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Documenting Success: Health Reform in Massachusetts and the Nation

New data from the U.S. Census show the results of commitments made by Massachusetts and the nation to improving health care security for our people. ...
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Massachusetts Still a Leader in Health Care; Federal Proposals Put Successes at Risk

Massachusetts ranks 2nd for health in the national KIDS COUNT rankings of the states. But health care achievements and future progress could be at risk ...
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What Is the Actual State Cost of MassHealth in 2018?

Since Medicaid is a partnership between state and federal governments, much of this essential health care coverage is actually paid for by the federal government. ...
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One in Seven Massachusetts Children Still in Poverty; Almost All Have Health Insurance

Children in Massachusetts are better off as a whole than children nationally. And thanks to more than a decade's worth of health reform in Massachusetts, ...
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Health Reform at Work: Massachusetts Still National Leader in Health Insurance Coverage

Massachusetts is the national leader in providing health insurance coverage to its residents, thanks to health reform measures adopted a decade ago. The state's health ...
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Large gains in health coverage, some growth in incomes, big challenges remain

New Census data released this week shows that ACA implementation led to the largest single-year increase in health insurance coverage nationwide in 2014. Also, incomes ...
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