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Understanding the Actual Cost of MassHealth to the State

This brief describes the "net" cost of MassHealth, providing a much clearer picture of the impact of MassHealth on the state budget rather than looking ...
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Almost Universal Coverage in Massachusetts: Leading the Nation in Health Insurance

Almost everyone in Massachusetts has insurance to help pay for needed health care, thanks to the continued success of state and national health reform efforts. ...
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Analyzing the FY15 Budget for MassHealth and Health Reform Programs

This budget brief summarizes the Fiscal Year 2015 budget for MassHealth and Health Reform Programs. The FY 2015 MassHealth budget covers the first full year ...
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Comparison of the FY 2015 House and Senate Budget Proposals for MassHealth and Health Reform Programs

This budget brief describes differences between the FY 2015 House and Senate Budget proposals for MassHealth and Health Reform Programs. A legislative conference committee will ...
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The House FY 2015 Budget Proposal for MassHealth (Medicaid) and Health Reform Programs

This budget brief describes the House's FY 2015 budget proposal for MassHealth (Medicaid) and Health Reform Programs. The House budget includes $14.7 billion in funding ...
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The Governor’s FY 2015 Budget Proposal for MassHealth (Medicaid) and Health Reform Programs

On January 22, the Governor released his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2015, which begins on July 1, 2014. The Governor's budget ...
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The Role of Trust Funds in MassHealth and Health Reform Spending: A Primer

This brief, produced by MMPI in partnership with the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center and the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, will supplement the MMPI budget ...
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It’s a Family Affair: Leading the Way in Mental Health Screening for Moms and Kids

Over the past several years, Massachusetts has expanded its efforts to improve the emotional well-being of our youngest children. Massachusetts is way ahead of other ...
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Health Care in the FY 2014 Budget

A new fact sheet, "Health Care in the FY 2014 Budget", summarizes the budget's impact on MassHealth (Medicaid) and other subsidized health coverage programs. The ...
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Health Care in the House and Senate Budget Proposals

This brief summarizes the House and Senate Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget proposals for MassHealth (Medicaid) and other subsidized health coverage programs. The House's budget ...
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